Aug 20, 2019

How SA operators' 4G availability compares

With a score of 83.6%, MTN remains the leader in Opensignal’s 4G availability measurements.

Aug 7, 2019

Samsung beats Apple, Huawei on mobile network experience

Samsung users experience faster download speeds than those using Apple and Huawei smartphones in most of the countries analysed by Opensignal.

Jul 9, 2019

SA tops Africa’s download speed table

South Africa tops Opensignal’s Africa Download Speed Experience chart, with a score of 15Mbps.

Feb 26, 2019

Vodacom, MTN go neck and neck on download speeds

SA's two biggest mobile operators have tied in the most recent Opensignal awards for download speeds.

Feb 20, 2019

SA among world's most consistent for 4G download speeds

South Africa is one of the most consistent countries when comparing the difference between the slowest and fastest 4G download speeds throughout the day.

Jan 16, 2019

SA leads Africa's smartphone download speeds

OpenSignal finds download speeds experienced by smartphone users in Africa vary greatly, even for countries with similar 4G availability.

Jan 9, 2019

5G dominates 2019 mobile predictions

This year will see the commercialisation of 5G, with telecoms services planned in the US, South Korea, Japan and China, among others.

Nov 26, 2018

Mobile network download speeds beat WiFi in SA

Smartphone users now experience faster average download speeds using a mobile network than using WiFi, says OpenSignal.


SA beats advanced markets' mobile video experience

South Africa achieves a score of 55.87 on OpenSignal's video experience metric, tipping it into the `good' category.

Jul 23, 2018

Telkom lags in 4G speeds

A new Ookla Speedtest places Telkom as the slowest of all local mobile data providers for 4G speeds.

Feb 21, 2018

SA sets the pace for LTE in Africa

The country is well ahead of its continental neighbours in regards to LTE deployments, says OpenSignal.

Jun 8, 2017

SA sees LTE availability uptick

The country's long-term evolution coverage has happened much more rapidly than the previous 3G rollout.

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