Verizon’s overall network performance in Columbus
In the previous part of this series, we looked at Verizon Communications’ (VZ) network performance in the San Jose, California, market. Now let’s look at the latest network performances in Columbus, Ohio.
Based on the first half of 2017 RootScore Report for Columbus, Verizon won the top spot in the overall network performance category. Verizon earned a score of 98.6 for overall network performance compared to Sprint’s (S) score of 97.7, T-Mobile’s (TMUS) score of 96.8, and AT&T’s (T) score of 96.6. Let’s take a closer look at the network performances of the top four US wireless carriers in this market.
Verizon’s network performance
According to the first half of 2017 RootScore Report for Columbus, Verizon won or shared the top spot across the network performance categories of overall performance, network reliability, data, call, and text performance. T-Mobile won the top spot in network speed category.
During the testing, Sprint didn’t have any blocked calls, whereas T-Mobile’s rate of blocked calls rose from 0.20% to 1.6% in the first half of 2017 compared to the second half of 2016. The fastest median upload speed of 17.7 Mbps was recorded by T-Mobile. Sprint and T-Mobile recorded the fastest median download speeds of 29.3 Mbps and 32.6 Mbps, respectively.