Verizon Wireless best telco in network quality

Telecom Lead America: Verizon Wireless has been ranked as
a best network in terms of quality by J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Wireless
Network Quality Performance Study.

The telco has been ranked highest in five regions
covering 43 states and the District of Columbia.  The company also
performed significantly above the industry average in all six regions

Nicola Palmer, chief technical officer of Verizon
Wireless, said that Verizon Wireless remains committed to providing its
customers with the best networks, devices and innovative services.

The study measured network quality in terms of voice,
text and data usage, including the growing number of 4G LTE data users, among
the major U.S. wireless service providers. 

Verizon Wireless ranked highest in Northeast Region,
Mid-Atlantic Region, Southeast Region, West Region, and Southwest Region and in
the North Central Region.

Verizon Wireless has invested more than $70 billion since
it was formed with more than $6 billion on average every year to increase the
coverage and capacity of its premier nationwide network and to add new

Verizon Wireless covers more than 75 percent of the U.S.
population and its network is available to customers in 371 markets across the

For the survey, approximately 27,000 wireless subscribers
were contacted by J.D. Power and Associates between January and June 2012 about
their experiences with wireless voice, text messaging and data usage based on
factors that impact overall carrier performance.

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