T-Mobile is the US fastest carrier2018-07-19 15:05 by Daniela
Ookla has released its annual report on US download speeds, powered by SpeedTest Intelligence. The data set Ookla uses is drawn from over 12 million speed tests performed during Q1 and Q2 of 2018 by 2,841,471 unique devices.
The report shows that T-Mobile US has topped the other US mobile operators in the first half of 2018. The mobile operator averaged 21.6 Mbps in the Open Signal 4G tests in Q2, up 2 Mbps from six months earlier, and reached a score of 27.86 over the first half on Speedtest. Verizon came second in the tests, with average speeds of respectively 20.6 Mbps and 26.02. AT&T was third with an average 15.1 Mbps on Open Signal and 22.17 on Speedtest. Sprint reached respectively 14.5 Mbps and 20.38.
According to the report, the average download speed in the US rose by 20.4 percent between last year and this year to reach 27.33Mbps. Upload speeds rose by 1.4 percent year on year to reach a mean of 8.63Mbps.
The 10 fastest cities were Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota - where extensive LTE upgrades were carried out ahead of Super Bowl LII - at 44.92Mbps and 42.28Mbps, respectively. Following Minneapolis-Saint Paul were Fort Wayne, Indiana, at 38.36Mbps; San Francisco, California, at 34.64Mbps; Irvine, California, at 34.10Mbps; Kansas City, Missouri, at 33.90Mbps; Chesapeake, Virginia, at 33.84Mbps; Toledo, Ohio, at 33.83Mbps; Atlanta, Georgia, at 33.81Mbps; and Indianapolis, Indiana, at 33.56Mbps.
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