According to OpenSignal most recent State of LTE report, T-Mobile has the fastest 4G LTE network in the United States with an average of 10Mbps while Verizon was the leader in terms of coverage with 86% of the population covered. On the global playing field, Spain’s Vodafone ES came in with an average speed of 25.2Mbps while South Korea’s LG U+ covered nearly 100% of the nation’s population.
Not all 4G LTE networks are created equal: OpenSignal’s most recent State of LTE report tips massive variation between global networks, in terms of speed and coverage. In the U.S., T-Mobile reportedly performed best for speed, averaging 10Mbps; Verizon took the top spot for coverage, offering access to LTE networks 86 percent of the time. But North America isn’t the best at everything. According to OpenSignal, South Korea is the first nation to achieve nearly 100 percent experienced LTE coverage. The average user accesses LTE 95 percent of the time, the report said, touting LG U+ as the best carrier in the land with 99 percent coverage. (For more, check out South Korea’s Fastest ISPs.) If you’ve got a need for speed, however, travel to Spain—the fastest nation in the world (for mobile broadband), thanks in large part to Vodafone ES with average speeds of 25.2Mbps. Norway’s NetCom came in second at 23.6Mbps.