Sprint’s call performance in Cincinnati
In the previous part of this series, we discussed Sprint’s (S) network performance in the Colorado Springs market. Now let’s look at the latest network performances in Cincinnati, Ohio.
According to the 2H16 RootScore Report for Cincinnati, among the top four US wireless players, Sprint (S) shared the top spot for call performance.
Sprint’s network performance
Based on the 2H16 RootScore report for Cincinnati, Sprint shared the top spot along with Verizon (VZ) for call performance. The rate of dropped calls for T-Mobile (TMUS) decreased from 1.4% to 0.6% in the second half of 2016 compared to the first half of 2016.
Sprint shared the second spot with AT&T (T) and T-Mobile for network reliability. Verizon won the top spot for all parameters like overall performance, network reliability, speed, data, call performance, and text network performance.
In the 1H16 RootScore report for Cincinnati, Sprint had shared the top spot along with Verizon and AT&T for call performance, while T-Mobile came in fourth. The rate of dropped calls for T-Mobile increased from 0.7% to 1.4% in the first half of 2016 compared to the second half of 2015.
However, there was an improvement in T-Mobile’s rate of blocked calls from 1.1% to 0.3% in the first half of 2016 compared to the second half of 2015. Zero blocked calls were recorded on Verizon’s network during testing. Sprint had shared the second spot along with AT&T for network reliability.
According to Mark Nachman, Sprint’s president of Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia, “There’s never been a better time to ditch the other carriers and switch to Sprint.” Sprint’s network reliability has improved in recent years, coupled with its faster download speeds.
In the next part, we’ll see how Verizon’s network strengths compare in a competitive field.