Verizon is the leader in seven categories, including network performance, speed, reliability, data, call, text and network accessibility, according to the latest RootMetrics report.
RootMetrics has recognized Verizon for the best overall network for the 15th testing period in a row Verizon, dating back to 2013.
Verizon delivered the fastest aggregate median download speed across the US and provided fast speeds plus exceptional reliability, with an expanding 5G network. Verizon’s 5G Nationwide is available to more than 230 million people in over 2,700 cities, while Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband is available in parts of 64 cities, 52 stadiums and arenas and 11 airports.
“These results serve to reinforce our network strategy and the way we’ve approached our 5G rollout works for our customers when and where they need it most,” Kyle Malady, chief technology officer at Verizon.
# Verizon earned 300 State RootScore Awards out of 350 opportunities, nearly double the wins of the nearest competitor
# Verizon registered a median download speed across the U.S. of 40 Mbps, the fastest of any carrier
# Verizon registered 67 markets with median speeds of at least 40 Mbps
# Verizon saw zero markets with median download speeds below 20 Mbps
RootMetrics conducted real-world tests by driving over 300,000 miles across the United States, covering all 50 states and 125 metro areas. Their testers conducted nearly three million tests across seven categories. Their scientific methodology tests networks side-by-side, at the same time and in the same locations.