By Edward Cardenas
SOUTHFIELD (CBS Detroit) – Verizon Wireless received the highest award for overall network performance in Michigan Tuesday from the independent mobile analytics firm RootMetrics.
Verizon Wireless also scored highest in the categories of data, reliability and speed in the RootMetrics second U.S. State RootScore Reports.
“These most recent studies are further confirmation of our continued commitment to deliver on our brand promise of providing customers with the best network experience,” said Lauren Love-Wright, Region President, Michigan/Indiana/Kentucky for Verizon Wireless in a release. “The consistent reliability, quality and performance of our network provide a solid foundation for new technology and innovation that we will continue to deliver to our customers in the coming months and years ahead.”
RootMetrics bi-annual national conducted tests between January and June 2014, and ranked the four major U.S. wireless providers in six categories: overall, reliability, speed, data, call and text network performance.
Verizon Wireless also received top or joint top rankings in 115 out of 125 markets, including Detroit, Grand Rapids, Lansing, Flint, and Ann Arbor, according to RootMetrics.