Fastest 4G LTE network in the US? AT&T leads according to Ookla

CNET | 7/9/2019 | Eli Blumenthal
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AT&T took the top spot for speed in Ookla's latest US network tests.

Next generation 5G networks may be finally coming online around the country, but there is still plenty of progress being made on 4G.

Report - US - Wireless - Network - Performance

In its latest report chronicling US wireless network performance during the first half of 2019, Ookla found that AT&T's 4G LTE network -- err, "5GE" -- was the fastest 4G network in the US, though all four networks showed marked improvements during the period. T-Mobile was second, followed by Sprint and Verizon.

Verizon and T-Mobile users spent the most time connected to 4G, as opposed to falling back to older networks or losing coverage. Verizon users were connected to 4G nearly 96% of the time, a nearly 5% lead over second place T-Mobile, and at 3.3% had the fewest experiences of "no coverage."

User - Devices - Tests - Speedtest - Apps

Over 4.1 million "unique mobile user devices" performed over 11.5 million tests on the Speedtest apps to gather the data. Ookla is the company behind Speedtest.net and the Speedtest app.

Rhode Island was the fastest state for downloads, clocking in at an average of 49.71Mbps, with Verizon and Sprint both performing well. Minnesota (led by T-Mobile), Washington, D.C. (AT&T), Delaware (AT&T) and Massachusetts...
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