AT&T Wireless Network Performance Shares #1 Rank In Rhode Island
Independent mobile analytics firm RootMetrics® awards top spot to AT&T in National wireless network performance study
PROVIDENCE, R.I., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — A newly released report shows AT&T* wireless customers in Rhode Island are enjoying a network experience ranked highest in a tie for combined/overall voice, data, and text performance by an independent mobile research and testing organization.
Seattle-based RootMetrics® today released a national wireless network performance study, which awarded AT&T in a tie for first in Rhode Island for its combination of call, text and data performance.**
“AT&T is tied for the highest rank in our National Study of overall network performance in Rhode Island. Our National Study looks at data, call and text performance across all network technologies, including 4G LTE in Rhode Island. We look at performance from a consumer’s point of view, and AT&T offered a very strong overall performance for those in Rhode Island during our tests,” said Bill Moore, president and CEO of RootMetrics.
AT&T’s 4G LTE deployment is ahead of schedule, covering nearly 280 million people. AT&T expects to be substantially complete with its 4G LTE deployment by summer 2014.***
“We’re proud that AT&T has the nation’s most reliable 4G LTE network**** in Rhode Island,” said Patricia Jacobs, President, AT&T New England. “Network coverage and quality are the top reasons customers choose our best-in-class network. We continue to invest and upgrade aggressively. From 2011 to 2013, AT&T has invested more than $50 million in its wireless and wireline networks in Rhode Island. And we continue to make investments to deliver a great overall mobile experience for our customers.”
*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.
**Rankings based on RootMetrics Rhode Island State RootScore Report: covering July-December 2013 for network performance test results of 4 mobile networks as an average across all available network types. The RootMetrics award is not an endorsement of AT&T. Visit www.rootmetrics.com for details.
***4G LTE availability in select markets. LTE is a trademark of ETSI. Learn more at att.com/network.
**** Claim based on analysis of independent third party data regarding nationwide carriers’ 4G LTE. LTE is a trademark of ETSI.
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