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The mobile network performance crowdsourcer OpenSignal published its latest State of LTE report today. This time it’s based on data samples from 357924 mobile users who have OpenSignal’s app on their Android devices. The network performance data isn’t just gathered when users actively do a measurement; it’s collected all the time and the number of samples are therefore hundreds of millions. The stats thus better represent the normal behavioural patterns of users when it comes to time and location. The data is collected during the fourth quarter of 2015. Continue reading Crowdsourced 4G experience: Benchmarking Nordic operators
Which operator is in the top when it comes to mobile data usage?
Which country charges the most for mobile data?
Find the answers to these and other important mobile data usage and monetisation questions in tefficient’s 12th public analysis on the topic. Continue reading 5 GB per any SIM and month no longer a utopia – if price is right
Our top list to the right shows the reporting operators of the world with more than 40% 4G adoption in their retail bases as of September 2015.
The three Korean operators LG Uplus, KT and SK Telecom lead. No news; this has been the case since the first days of 4G. Continue reading 4G penetration: Global top list
OpenSignal released its crowdsourced 4G speed and coverage stats for Q3 2015 today. The data was anonymously collected from a total of 325221 iOS and Android smartphone users globally during June to August.
But before looking into OpenSignal’s new stats, let’s summarise what the Nordic operators have stated with regards to their 4G outdoor population coverage: Continue reading The best Nordic 4G networks: Crowdsourced reality vs. marketed population coverage
The Finland-based consulting and engineering firm Omnitele has – independently – during first half of 2015 measured the mobile customer experience in three countries: Latvia, Denmark and Estonia. Continue reading CAPEX pays off in customer experience: Checking Omnitele’s measurement results
Outdoor population coverage has become the industry norm when operators communicate how far they are when it comes to 4G LTE network rollout.
In a previous post we compared the communicated population coverage in September 2014. These values are yellow in the graph below – click to enlarge. Continue reading This is how much 4G LTE coverage improved in nine months
Mobile data usage continues to grow: +58% for the markets in this analysis.
In some high usage markets like the US and Singapore, we however see signs of saturation with annual usage growth of just about 20%.
But it’s not a general trend: In other high usage markets – Finland, Estonia, Denmark, Japan and Ireland – the mobile data usage grew 60 to 80%. Continue reading Mobile data usage: Price and bucket size matter
We have previously addressed the challenge to translate high population coverage into customer experience in 4G LTE.
The graph below shows the difference (in percentage points) between operator reported population coverage for the end of 2014 and the actual time 4G customers could indeed be on 4G – according to OpenSignal’s crowdsourced data for Q1 2015 (gathered November 2014-January 2015). Continue reading 4G population coverage: Marketing vs. reality