AT&T Ranks No. 1 In Cleveland

Independent mobile analytics firm RootMetrics® awards top spot to AT&T in recent wireless network performance test

Jan 20, 2015, 00:01 ET from AT&T

CLEVELAND, Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A newly released report shows AT&T* wireless customers in Cleveland are enjoying the highest ranked local network. An independent mobile research and testing organization today named AT&T's wireless network for top honors. Seattle-based RootMetrics ranked AT&T highest for overall – call, data and text – network performance in Cleveland.

The RootMetrics wireless network performance study for Cleveland 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 52,790 wireless test calls, texts and data transmissions conducted during December, 2014.

"AT&T was ranked highest in our December, 2014 tests of overall network performance in the Cleveland area. Our overall RootScore Award looks at data, call and text performance across all data network technologies, including 4G LTE. We look at performance from the 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 of RootMetrics.

AT&T launched 4G LTE** in Cleveland in May, 2012.

"AT&T invested more than $350 million in its Cleveland area wireless and wireline networks from 2011 through 2013, and we'll continue investing to give our customers the best possible experience," said AT&T Ohio president Adam Grzybicki. "We continue to invest in our network, contributing to local job creation and boosting economic development. We are happy to see our network investment is paying off and our customers are getting top-ranked wireless performance."

*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.

** Cleveland RootScore Report December, 2014. 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 for more details.

***4G LTE availability in select markets. LTE is a trademark of ETSI. Learn more at

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Reliability and signal strength claims based on nationwide carriers' LTE. Signal strength claim based ONLY on avg. LTE signal strength. LTE not available everywhere. Global coverage claim based on offering voice and data roaming in more countries than any other U.S. based carrier, and offering the most wireless smartphones and tablets that work in the most countries.

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