RootMetrics, a shopper targeted, unbiased cellular community tester, has launched its recent United States document discussing the place cellular providers are top and the place they’re falling at the back of.
Focusing on community speeds and reliability, RootMetrics has six primary classes:
- Overall Performance (a mixture of effects from knowledge, name, and textual content checking out)
- Network Reliability (a holistic take a look at reliability throughout all of our checking out)
- Network Speed (a holistic take a look at speed throughout knowledge and textual content checking out)
- Data Performance
- Call Performance
- Text Performance
While Verizon took first and AT&T taking 2d general, in the sub-class of metro community speed, T-Mobile brought a few impressive effects. These speeds even beat 2013′s general winner AT&T.
In the 125 markets the place all providers are provide and providing 4G speeds, Verizon and T-Mobile each averaged 10+ Mbps at a better prevalence than the opposite primary US providers. Out of that 125, Verizon did those numbers in 122 of them, whilst T-Mobile did it in 108. AT&T used to be handiest in a position to perform this in 93 towns.
If you’re short of to kick it up a notch, while taking a look on the frequency in which providers averaged 20+ Mbps speeds in 41 metros, Verizon ruled with 40 towns and T-Mobile did part as smartly with 20 towns. AT&T most effective reached those stats in 14 towns.
To get a whole take a look at how smartly the 4 large US providers in comparison in 2014, click on the source hyperlink beneath.