AT&T, with 17.2 Mbps download speed, rated best wireless carrier in Washington, D.C. [REPORT] - Technical.ly Baltimore

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Feb. 8, 2013 9:30 am

AT&T, with 17.2 Mbps download speed, rated best wireless carrier in Washington, D.C. [REPORT]

Technically Baltimore reported in January that Seattle-based RootMetrics had rated AT&T the Baltimore region’s best wireless carrier. The same is true for Washington, D.C., according to a separate RootMetrics RootScore report released in January. Like in the Baltimore region, however, other wireless carriers outperformed AT&T with respect to call failures. In D.C., Cricket dropped the […]

Technically Baltimore reported in January that Seattle-based RootMetrics had rated AT&T the Baltimore region’s best wireless carrier. The same is true for Washington, D.C., according to a separate RootMetrics RootScore report released in January.

Like in the Baltimore region, however, other wireless carriers outperformed AT&T with respect to call failures. In D.C., Cricket dropped the fewest calls (as noted in the graphic below).

Read the RootScore report here.

[Full disclosure: AT&T was a sponsor of the first BmoreTech meetup and a sponsor of the inaugural Baltimore Innovation Week, events that Technically Baltimore organizes.]

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