São Paulo has the best 4G speeds in Latin America, according to a new report by mobile analytics firm Opensignal. Download speeds were measured across six major Latin American cities for the report – Bogota, Buenos Aires, Lima, Mexico City, Santiago and São Paulo – which has found the Brazilian megalopolis has the fastest 4G download rate at 21.3 Mbps. The speed measured in São Paulo is slightly faster, by 0,3 Mbps, than Mexico City’s, according to the study. Meanwhile, Buenos Aires users experienced the slowest speed, with average 4G download at 16.2 Mbps. 5G What is 5G? The definitive guide to next-generation wireless technology What 5G wireless devices will do that 4G cannot 5G enthusiasm abounds from tech CEOs: Is it warranted? To 5G or not to 5G? Galaxy Note 10 delivers ‘extremely capable upgrade’ for business users (ZDNet YouTube) Here’s why Apple won’t be adding 5G to the 2019 iPhone 11 (CNET) 5G mobile networks: A cheat sheet (TechRepublic) Users experience a wide range of speeds at different times of the day, the study pointed out. The fastest speed was measured at 4am, as fewer users are online and networks are less crowded. At that time of day, São Paulo reached an average speed of 31.9 Mbps, followed by Santiago, with 31.4 Mbps. As networks become more congested, Latin users usually see their 4G download speeds plummet later in the day, according to the report. Santiago’s 4G download speed can drop to 9.2 Mbps, almost 50 percent lower… [Read full story]
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