Consumer Reports ranks AT&T U.S. worst carrier, Verizon leads the way

Consumer Reports ranks AT&T U.S. worst carrier, Verizon leads the way
There are two things Consumer Reports has been widely known for recently. First is not liking the iPhone and second is not liking AT&T. And while the publication has changed its opinion on Apple’s iPhone with the latest sixth-generation handset, its perception of AT&T has remained unchanged.

The nation’s second-largest carrier came up last in Consumer Reports carrier rankings this year again.

Its closest competitor, Verizon Wireless, in stark contrast, ended up on the other side of the list grabbing the best title and first place. The U.S. largest carrier had excellent marks for both voice and data service, along with knowledgeable staff.

And while Verizon got favorable rankings, Sprint and T-Mobile had “middling to low marks” for their voice and text services. Still better than AT&T.

Interestingly enough, while overall AT&T came up last, it got the highest-rated 4G LTE network. Its customers had reported the least issues and currently LTE spreads to 103 markets covering 150 million Americans.

source: Consumer Reports via Gizmodo

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