Say What? Someone's making NONsense of network reporting season

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By: Mike Haberman, Vice President of Network Engineering, Verizon
 

A very interesting take by T-Mobile on the multiple third-party reports we've seen this summer. T-Mobile explains, from their viewpoint, the differing methodologies used by third parties to test wireless network performance. Then draw this conclusion: "T-Mobile and Verizon are neck and neck in virtually all of these tests." 

Are we reading the same reports? Taking words straight from some of these reports, here are a few points that make the neck and neck claim difficult to understand.

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Verizon wins the state contest and, Verizon customers are much more likely to have a better LTE experience than customers of any other network.

P3 (crowdsourced): US State Connectivity Report)--7/31/18

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Verizon’s performance in our national testing remained outstanding and far stronger than that of any other carrier.

RootMetrics® (drivetest) 1H 2018 National RootScore® Report--7/26/18

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Verizon Wireless ranks highest in all six regions covered in the study.

J.D. Power (customer feedback): 2018 U.S. Wireless Network Quality Study-Volume 2--7/19/18

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Verizon mobile customers get the best overall download speeds across the United States.

Tutela (crowdsourced):  United States Mobile Experience Report--May 2018

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Whether you're all about crowdsourcing, prefer the scientific approach or love surveys, you'll find that the results overwhelmingly point to the same conclusion. Verizon clearly and consistently delivers the best and network experience. 

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