• OpenSignal's State of USA Mobile Networks Report for August, 2017



    OpenSignal has just published their findings on the current state of mobile networks in the USA, using over five million measurements from over a hundred and fifty thousand phones between April and June of this year. T-Mobile in particular saw some impressive results, scoring the highest of all carriers nationwide in each of OpenSignal's six critical metrics:

    4G Availability
    T-Mobile - 90.91%
    Verizon - 89.79%
    AT&T - 83.08%
    Sprint - 81.63%

    4G Download Speed
    T-Mobile - 17.45 Mbps
    Verizon - 14.91 Mbps
    AT&T - 12.92 Mbps
    Sprint - 9.76 Mbps

    3G Download Speed
    T-Mobile - 3.57 Mbps
    AT&T - 2.71 Mbps
    Sprint - 1 Mbps
    Verizon - 0.83 Mbps

    Overall Download Speed
    T-Mobile - 16.07 Mbps
    Verizon - 13.34 Mbps
    AT&T - 11.05 Mbps
    Sprint - 8.17 Mbps

    4G Latency
    T-Mobile - 62.84 ms
    AT&T - 63.81 ms
    Verizon - 67.38 ms
    Sprint - 70.1 ms

    3G Latency
    T-Mobile - 119.23 ms
    AT&T - 136.02 ms
    Sprint - 166.2 ms
    Verizon - 178.15 ms

    To see how carriers performed regionally read the report in full at the link below. And remember, if you disagree with any of these results you can make the next test more accurate by installing the OpenSignal app for Android or iOS.

    Source: OpenSignal

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    This article was originally published in forum thread: OpenSignal's State of USA Mobile Networks Report for August, 2017 started by acurrie View original post
    Comments 2 Comments
    1. bobdevnul's Avatar
      bobdevnul -
      Quote Originally Posted by acurrie View Post
      ...five million measurements from over a hundred and fifty thousand phones...
      I read the report to be five Billion measurements. Either is probably enough to be statistically significant.
    1. acurrie's Avatar
      acurrie -
      Well, five billion is indeed over five million, so technically I'm still correct.

      But you're right, OpenSignal did indeed collect over five billion measurementsó5,073,211,200 to be exact. Thanks for the correction!