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AT&T RANKS NO. 1 IN CLEVELAND, OH
Independent mobile analyticsfirm RootMetrics awards top spot to AT&T in
recent wireless network performance test
CLEVELAND (Oct. 15, 2013) —A newly released report shows AT&T*wireless customers in Cleveland, Ohio
are enjoying the highest ranked local network.An independent mobile research and testing organization
today gave AT&T’s overall wireless network top honors. Seattle-based RootMetrics® ranked AT&T highest for
combined/overall voice, data and text network performance in Cleveland.
The RootMetrics®wireless network performance study for Cleveland named AT&T as the overall
RootMetricsRootScore® Award winner for its combination of call, text and mobile Internet performance. The
RootMetricsaward is based on analysis of more than 53,575 wireless test calls, texts and data transmissions
conducted during September, 2013. AT&T ranked in a tie for first in the previous study.
“AT&T was ranked highest inour September, 2013 tests of overall network performance in the Cleveland
area. Our overall RootScore Award looks at call, data and text performance across all data network
technologies, including 4G LTE. We look at performance from a consumer’s point of view, and AT&T offered a
very strong overall performance for those in Cleveland during our tests,” said Bill Moore, president and CEO
AT&T launched 4G LTE**in Cleveland in May, 2012.It plans to expand its 4G LTE network to cover 300 million
people nationwide by year-end 2014. Even as 4G LTE expands, customers can get 4G speeds outside of 4G
LTE areas with our 4G HSPA+ technology.
“Our customers depend on their wireless service to help manage their busy lives,” said Adam Grzybicki,
President of AT&T Ohio. “They want service they can depend on as they travel in and around the
Cleveland area. We are happy to see our network investment is paying off and our customers are getting
top-ranked wireless performance.
“There are more reasons than ever to choose AT&T. We invested more than $375 million in our
Cleveland area wireless and wirelinenetworks from 2010 through 2012, and we’ll continue investing in
order to give our customers great service.”
Cleveland RootScore®Report October, 2013. Performance rankings of four mobile networks rely on scores calculated from random samples.
Your experience may vary. The RootMetrics award is not an endorsement of AT&T. Visit www.rootmetrics.com for more details.
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