|[August 19, 2014]
Verizon Named Tops in Overall Network Performance in Texas in Report by RootMetrics®
HOUSTON --(Business Wire)--
RootMetrics today released its second U.S. State RootScore®
Reports and Verizon (News - Alert) Wireless received the highest award for overall
network performance in Texas.
In addition to sharing the top award for overall network performance in Texas,
Verizon Wireless (News - Alert) also scored highest in the categories of SPEED and
DATA. Verizon Wireless won or tied for the RootScore Overall Network
Performance Award in 47 other states, and won more awards than any other
provider for Overall Performance and in the categories of Reliability,
Speed, Data and Call performance.
RootMetrics, an independent mobile analytics firm, said the bi-annual
national study is the most comprehensive mobile network test completed
and published by a third-party tester to-date. Scores were based on
RootMetrics tests performed from January through June 2014. The company
ranked the four major U.S. wireless providers in six categories:
Overall, Reliability, Speed, Data, Call and Text network performance. You
can read more at the Root
"These most recent studies are further confirmation of our continued
commitment to deliver on our brand promise of providing customers with
the best network experience," said Krista Bourne, president of the
Houston/Gulf Coast region for Verizon Wireless. "The consistent
reliability, quality and performance of our network provide a solid
foundation for new technology and innovation that we will continue to
deliver to our customers in the coming months ad years ahead."
In its National RootScore Report, RootMetrics named Verizon Wireless the
Overall RootScore Award Winner. Verizon Wireless also was winner in the
national study in four other categories: Reliability, Speed, Data and
Also, in studies in the first half of 2014, Verizon Wireless received
top or joint top rankings in 115 out of 125 markets studied by
RootMetrics in its metro market reports, with more wins and ties in
Overall network performance than any other provider. The company also
scored 30 wins or ties in the RootMetrics U.S. Airports study of 50
major U.S. airports, also more than any other provider.
Verizon Wireless' super-fast 4G LTE (News - Alert) network, the nation's largest and
most reliable 4G LTE network, today covers more of the U.S. than any
other wireless provider's 4G LTE network. Verizon Wireless' nationwide
XLTE coverage, which doubles Verizon Wireless' 4G LTE bandwidth and
provides customers with greater peak speeds, was launched in the first
half of the year.
For more information, visit the Verizon
Wireless News Center and follow Gretchen Whitaker on Twitter (News - Alert)
Rankings based on RootMetrics US State RootScore® Reports: covering
January-June 2014 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 Verizon. Your results may
vary. Visit www.rootmetrics.com
About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's largest and most reliable 4G LTE
network. As the largest wireless company in the U.S., Verizon Wireless
serves 104.6 million retail customers, including 98.6 million retail
postpaid customers. Verizon Wireless is wholly owned by Verizon
Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ). For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com.
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