Published on December 22nd, 2015 | by Millennium Magazine Staff



Independent Mobile Analytics Firm RootMetrics® Awards AT&T Shared #1 Rank in Network Performance Report

COLUMBIA, SC, — A recent RootScore® Report shows AT&T* customers in Columbia are enjoying a high performing local network. Seattle-based RootMetrics today named AT&T’s wireless network tied for top honors.

The RootMetrics wireless network performance report for Columbia has named AT&T tied for first as the Overall RootMetrics RootScore Award winner for its combination of data, call and text performance.** The award is based on 14,537 tests conducted during November, 2015.

“AT&T tied for the highest rank in our November, 2015 tests of overall network performance in the Columbia area. Our Overall RootScore Award consists of data, call and text performance tests across all available network technologies, including 4G LTE. We look at performance from the consumer’s point of view, and AT&T offered strong overall performance results for those in Columbia during our testing,” said Bill Moore, president and CEO, RootMetrics.

AT&T launched 4G LTE** in Columbia in September, 2012.

“People count on their wireless service to help manage their busy lives,” said Pamela Lacket, President of AT&T SC. “They want service they can depend on. This award shows that our Columbia customers are getting just that.”

“We’re proud of our 4G LTE network. Our customers tell us that network coverage and quality are the top reasons customers choose AT&T. We’ll continue to invest in our network, to create local jobs, and to boost economic development.”

AT&T invested more than $250 million in its Columbia area wireless and wireline networks from 2012 through 2014, and we’ll continue investing to give our customers the best possible experience.

*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.
** Columbia RootScore Report December, 2015. 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

About AT&T
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) helps millions around the globe connect with leading entertainment, mobile, high speed Internet and voice services. We’re the world’s largest provider of pay TV. We have TV customers in the U.S. and 11 Latin American countries. In the U.S., our wireless network has the nation’s strongest 4G LTE signal and most reliable 4G LTE. We offer the best global coverage of any U.S. wireless provider*. And we help businesses worldwide serve their customers better with our mobility and highly secure cloud solutions.
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Signal strength and reliability claims based on nationwide carriers’ 4G LTE. Signal strength claim based ONLY on avg. 4G LTE signal strength. 4G LTE not available everywhere.
*Global coverage claim based on offering discounted voice and data roaming; LTE roaming; voice roaming; and world-capable smartphone and tablets in more countries than any other U.S. based carrier. International service required. Coverage not available in all areas. Coverage may vary per country and be limited/restricted in some countries.

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