RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- RootMetrics® has named Verizon as the No. 1 wireless network in Virginia for the fifth time in a row, as rated by the new RootScore® Report.
RootMetrics is an independent mobile analytics firm that uses off-the-shelf consumer smartphones to test the network capabilities of all four major U.S. wireless carriers in six network performance categories across various geographies. Verizon was also ranked first in Virginia for network reliability, data, call and text performance.
Roger Tang, president of Verizon's South East market, said, "We've got you covered, from Norfolk to Lynchburg in the state. That's the kind of real value Virginians deserve and appreciate."
Additionally, for the sixth consecutive time, Verizon's wireless U.S. network has been acknowledged by RootMetrics as the leader in overall performance among national wireless service providers across the country.
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), headquartered in New York City, has a diverse workforce of nearly 162,700 and generated nearly $132 billion in 2015 revenues. Verizon operates America's most reliable wireless network, with 113.2 million retail connections nationwide. The company also provides communications and entertainment services over mobile broadband and the nation's premiere all-fiber network, and delivers integrated business solutions to customers worldwide.
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Rankings based on RootMetrics U.S., Virginia RootScore Reports: 1H, 2016. Tested with best commercially available smartphones on 4 national mobile networks across all available network types. Your experiences may vary. The RootMetrics award is not an endorsement of Verizon. Visit www.rootmetrics.com for more details.
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