AUSTIN, Texas, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless network has been recognized as a RootScore™ award winner in Data Performance at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. Wireless testing company RootMetrics™ ranked Verizon first in Data Performance at the airport.
"Airports are filled with travelers on their smartphones trying to stay in contact with family and colleagues, and Verizon Wireless has worked hard to make sure customers have a good experience at the Austin airport," said Lee Maschmann, executive director of network for Central Texas, Verizon Wireless. "Verizon Wireless is continually investing in network improvements to bring fast and reliable wireless service to travelers in Austin and Texas."
RootMetrics recently recognized another region in Texas as a RootScore winner, ranking Verizon first in Data Performance at the San Antonio International Airport for the second consecutive time.
RootMetrics' RootScore Reports for airports highlight data performances of the major wireless carriers' networks based on reliability and speed. To evaluate the networks in each airport, RootMetrics measures how reliably and quickly each network is able to download and upload data, perform email tasks and handle fast files that represent elements of a webpage or app.
Verizon Wireless' 4G LTE network is the largest and most reliable 4G network in the country, with coverage in more than 500 markets. The network footprint in Central Texas covers 96 percent of the region's population. For more information about Verizon Wireless, follow Audrey Lundy on Twitter at @VZWAudrey.
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