Fastest Internet Speeds at US and Canadian National Parks

The great outdoors provided a refuge to many last year when travel options were limited. Now that many are vaccinated, national parks in Canada and the U.S. expect a surge in the number of visitors over the summer months.

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#FarFlungInternet: Exploring the Internet at the Ends of

In honor of the summer travel season, we are sharing data on some of the most interesting and far-out tests we’ve ever seen with #FarFlungInternet. And we’re starting with Mt. Everest. What’s the internet like at Mt. Everest? Mountaineers train (and save) for years to finally summit this epic peak. But they don’t leave the internet

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How Roaming Affects Mobile Speeds in Europe

This analysis is based on Speedtest data from Android devices in Europe during Q3-Q4 2019. Despite Brexit, we’ve included data from the United Kingdom to keep parity year-over-year, as the roaming agreement remains in place for 2020 and this data involves travel within a …

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Tracking COVID-19’s Impact on Global Internet Performance

Tracking COVID-19’s Impact on Global Internet Performance (Updated July 20) Ookla 13 Mar 2020. We are no longer updating this article as internet speeds in most countries have stabilized to pre-pandemic levels. For ongoing information about internet speeds in specific countries, visit the Speedtest Global Index TM or contact our press team.

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Montenegro's Mobile and Broadband Internet Speeds

Montenegro ranked 53rd in the world for mobile speeds and 62nd for fixed broadband speeds during April 2021.

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Barbados's Mobile and Broadband Internet Speeds

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Inside Japan’s Unique Approach to 5G

Rakuten is a premier Japanese ecommerce company founded in 1997. Rakuten means “optimism” in Japanese, and now the company offers products and services across a multitude of industries, including: banking, mobile payment, mobile messaging (via the Viber app), travel and their own MVNO, to name a few.

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Saudi 5G Is Fast, and New Spectrum Allocations Should Make

The sub-1 GHz should help Saudi operators maximize the distance their 5G signals can travel as T-Mobile has done in the U.S.. This is important in a country with vast areas to span between major cities. Meanwhile, the addition of the 3800 – 4000 MHz band to the already provided 3400-3800 MHz in the C-band should enable operators to add

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T-Mobile’s Spectrum and Coverage in a Post-Sprint World

This low frequency band can travel farther and penetrate through the walls better, which will allow T-Mobile to offer a nationwide 5G network. Existing 600 MHz LTE radios on T-Mobile’s cell sites are “5G Ready,” which means the network is only a software upgrade away from transmitting 5G throughout the existing 600 MHz footprint.

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How Much Does Roaming Affect Mobile Performance in

Slovenians are the only Southeast Europeans who see better mobile speeds while traveling than they do at home. Considering Slovenia’s local mobile download speed is the lowest on this list, we can presume that residents are encountering better infrastructure abroad and seeing better speeds as a result.

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South Korea's Mobile and Broadband Internet Speeds

South Korea ranked 2nd in the world for mobile speeds and 2nd for fixed broadband speeds during April 2021.

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How Georgia is Leveraging Cell Analytics™ to Enable

Meanwhile, rural school boards struggle with the distance many students must travel to get to designated facilities. Because wireless networks were initially built for the “mobile” environment, rural cell sites were placed to best provide service along key transportation corridors.

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Rakuten is Leveraging O-RAN to Reimagine Mobile and it

The enterprise now covers a wide variety of industries including banking, travel, online shopping, advertising, global messaging, video delivery, data analysis and now wireless, just to name a few. What’s extremely interesting about Rakuten as a wireless operator is the company’s culture and decades of data-centric expertise in the cloud space.

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