Verizon Wins Most Reliable 5G Network for Third Consecutive Time

Verizon Sourcing LLC

NEW YORK, Aug. 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Verizon remains the standard in network reliability, providing customers with the most reliable 5G experience in the United States for the third consecutive test period, according to RootMetrics. Report on the state of 5G in the United States. This follows Verizon winning Best Overall Network for the 18th consecutive time in RootMetrics’ US Mobile State of the Union report.

RootMetrics is the most rigorous and scientific network tester in the country, covering more than 260,000 miles and testing 125 metropolitan markets across the United States. data usage over secure connections” – such as streaming TV shows and movies, video calls or mobile games.

Highlights of the report include:

  • Verizon provided the best 5G data reliability in 95 out of a possible 125 metro markets in the 2022 1H report, with RootMetrics noting that “Verizon was unmatched in terms of staying connected.”

  • Verizon has also increased its 5G availability in an exceptional 99 markets since 2H 2021 and made significant gains in 5G download speeds.

  • Verizon’s C-band spectrum has contributed to speed increases in more than 60 cities, with significant improvements of at least 50 Mbps in nearly half of those markets.

Reliability is not a nine to five mentality
Reliability is fundamental to a superior network experience. Verizon customers can count on an ever-improving network experience. Verizon has started to deploy with 100 MHz of C-band spectrum in many markets across the United States – a significant increase from the 60 MHz deployed in 5G markets to date. In the recent test, using 100 MHz of C-band spectrum, engineers were able to achieve peak download speeds of 1.4 Gbps near active cell sites and 500 Mbps farther away from towers.

Verizon also announced that it has started modernize basic equipment, which allows Verizon to manage 115 terabits per second (Tbps) of data on its network at all times, expandable to 230 Tbps in the coming years. This upgrade will significantly increase the bandwidth needed to support wireless, home internet, enterprise, small business, and FIOS clients when complete.

Most trusted 5G network based on more first-place rankings in RootMetrics® 5G data reliability assessments of 125 metropolitan markets conducted as of 1H 2022. Tested with best commercially available smartphones on three national mobile networks on all types of available networks. Your experiences may vary. RootMetrics rankings are not an endorsement by Verizon.

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) was established on June 30, 2000 and is one of the world’s leading providers of technology and communications services. Headquartered in New York and operating globally, Verizon generated revenues of $133.6 billion in 2021. The company provides data, video and voice services and solutions across its award-winning networks and platforms, meeting customer demand for mobility, reliable network connectivity, security and control.

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