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AT&T RANKS NO. 1 IN COLUMBUS
Independent mobile analyticsfirm RootMetrics awards top spot to AT&T in
recent wireless network performance test
COLUMBUS, Ohio(Dec. 20, 2013) —A newly released report shows AT&T*wireless customers in Columbus,
OH 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 Columbus.
The RootMetrics®wireless network performance study for Columbus named AT&T as the overall RootMetrics
RootScore® Award winner for its combination of call, text and mobile Internet performance. The RootMetrics
award is based on analysis of more than 25,455 wireless test calls, texts and data transmissions conducted
during November, 2013. This study is the third consecutive RootMetrics study for Columbus in which AT&T
“AT&T was ranked highest inour November, 2013 tests of overall network performance in the Columbus
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 Columbus during our tests,” said Bill Moore, president and CEO
AT&T launched 4G LTE**in Columbus in November, 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
Columbus 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 nearly $275 million in our Columbus
area wireless and wirelinenetworks from 2010 through 2012, and we’ll continue investing in order to
give our customers great service.”
Columbus RootScore®Report December, 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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