Sprint’s call performance in Colorado Springs
In the previous part of this series, we discussed Sprint’s network performance in the Denver market. Now let’s look at the latest network performances in Colorado Springs.
According to the 2H16 RootScore Report for Colorado Springs, among the top four US wireless players, Sprint (S) won the top spot for call performance.
Sprint’s network performance
As we can see in the chart above, Sprint won the top spot in Colorado Springs for call performance—zero blocked calls were recorded for Sprint during testing. Sprint shared the top spot for all parameters—overall performance, reliability, speed, and text network performance. Verizon (VZ) won the top spot in data performance.
In the 1H16 RootScore report for Colorado Springs, Verizon won the overall network performance. Sprint, T-Mobile (TMUS), and AT&T (T) captured second, third, and fourth place, respectively. Verizon recorded zero dropped calls while zero blocked calls were recorded for Sprint during testing.
There was an improvement in Sprint’s rate of dropped calls from 1.1% to 0.2% in the first half of 2016 compared to the second half of 2015. In contrast, T-Mobile’s rate of dropped calls increased from 0.2% to 1.2% in the first half of 2016 compared to the second half of 2015.
Sprint is able to deliver faster download speeds, backed by its wireless experience. Sprint utilizes carrier aggregation technology on the 2.5 GHz spectrum, which acts as a foundation for Sprint’s LTE Plus network. This network allows the carrier to support more traffic at a higher rate.
Continue to the next part for a look at the latest RootScore results from Cincinnati in 2H16.