App marks Lincoln mobile coverage hot (and not) spots

An interactive heatmap app has been created in order to reflect 2G, 3G and 4G signal available to mobile phone users, and the Lincoln map flags up the hot and not spots.

Online phone retailer Mobiles.co.uk is hosting the tool, which was created by OpenSignal.

All data on the map is crowd-sourced in order to give a reflection of the coverage and limitations of each area.

Map shopping all providers' combined 2G, 3G and 4G coverage by crowdsourced data.

Map shopping all providers’ combined 2G, 3G and 4G coverage by crowdsourced data.

Vodafone appears to be the strongest performing provider in Lincoln for 2G, 3G and 4G signals, with response times (Ping) of 194 ms and a reliability recorded by users of 100%.

EE had been recorded as top for download speed at 3.46 Mbps.

Using advance settings, people can see the average speeds available in certain areas for different networks.

Advanced settings use crown-sourced data to determine the best coverage areas.

Advanced settings use crown-sourced data to determine the best coverage areas.

According to the map, the average 4G speed across the UK is 14.7Mbps, with the strongest signal in the largest cities.

EE, which covers over 300 towns and cities (around 75% of the UK) offers the best overall performance.