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
Why should an operator complement their customers’ experience of mobile data with Wi-Fi? To improve customer loyalty?
Wi-Fi is a positively loaded term for many users – which speaks for using it as a retention tool. But are there operators that successfully reduce churn – without using more on customer retention – by having Wi-Fi included in their mobile propositions? Continue reading Wi-Fi – the last piece of the customer retention puzzle?
This is Anders. Like any other Swede, he’s a keen user of mobile data and likes to spend time making sure he gets as much data as possible for his money.
He frequently tethers his iPad or his Mac to his iPhone (yes, he is Swedish) to stream Netflix, HBO, Viasat and SVT Play when out and about. He’s also more or less constantly on Spotify. This behaviour means that in a normal month he uses about 6 GB of mobile data, about twice the Swedish average. Continue reading Rollover data: Solving Anders’ problems?
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
How much mobile services do you get for 20 EUR?
For 25? 30? 35? 40 EUR?
We have compared the service prices of all mobile operator brands in eleven countries: Germany, the UK, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden, Austria, Switzerland, Denmark, Finland and Norway.
Decoupled, non-binding, unsubsidised: A game changer?
Consequently, we examine the success of the operators who – in order to reduce SAC/SRC and improve margin – are challenging the mature market norm with binding contracts with coupled, subsidised, equipment. Continue reading Increase loyalty. Increase revenue. Reduce SAC/SRC. Is the combo possible?
For the third consecutive year: Comprehensive business benchmark including more than 500 KPIs covering revenue, OPEX, CAPEX, headcount productivity, subscriptions & channels, performance, load, quality and innovation & growth – for 33 functions within a mobile operator, within a fixed/cable operator and/or within an integrated operator – respectively. Continue reading Nordic operator benchmark 2015
Consumers often think of carriers being somewhat stuffy and dusty, being slow to give customers flexibility and big at small print. But there are great exceptions to the rule with T-Mobile in the US, Free in France and Tele2 in Sweden, and we believe the next two years will see some further fun, entertaining and disruptive carrier offerings on the market. Continue reading Freedom to stay – The power of 40000 Tweets
The message? Tele2 had questioned all industry practices and concluded that many of them were outright stupid. And consequently stopped or changed them. Continue reading Tele2: From industry’s black sheep to customer’s best friend?
The last day to confirm participation in the Nordic operator benchmark 2015 is 23 January.
A few operators have confirmed their participation already, but since we 2015 expand the scope of the benchmark from mobile to mobile, fixed/cable and integrated operators (respectively) and add Denmark, there are a few operators who have been asked for the first time.
The operators who are asked are displayed.
You of course ask “why should I“?
To become aware of your blind spots. To measure and compare is to know. If you don’t participate, you blind spots will remain blind spots. You might even think you don’t have any.
If you don’t participate, you don’t know where competition is – and you don’t know what is local best practice.
If you do participate, you will get your business measured and compared to a relevant, local, unadjusted peer group.
33 functions are covered within these six domains:
- Marketing & sales
- Customer service
- Support functions
- Product development
- 80 revenue,
- 130 OPEX,
- 15 CAPEX,
- 130 productivity,
- 90 subscribers & channel,
- 70 performance,
- 50 load,
- 10 quality and,
- 10 innovation & growth KPIs
The KPIs are carefully selected for each function – and have been improved in cooperation with the operators having participated in 2013 and 2014.
Your position is only showed to yourself. The identities of the actual participants are anonymous. The data is not used for any other purposes than this benchmark. That’s our confidentiality promise.
We also promise a 100% fact based benchmark where no numbers have been “adjusted”.
Think again. You do have blind spots. Spot them.
More information: Nordic operator benchmark 2015