Big Five: Top performing wireless carriers

Big Five: Top performing wireless carriers

September 10th, 2013 by Staff Report in Business Around the Region

A man speaks on his cellphone as he walks past a Verizon store in Portland, Ore.

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The top ranked wireless carriers in the Southeast for performance in the past year are:

• 1. Verizon Wireless, 5-star rating

• 2. AT&T, 3-star rating

• 3. T-Mobile, 3-star rating

• 4. Sprint Nextel, 2-star rating

Source: J.D. Power 2013 Wireless Performance Study for the Southeast, including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. The rankings are based upon consumer ratings in J.D. Power studies. The 11th annual study evaluates wireless customers most recent usage activities in three areas that impact network performance: calling, messaging and data.