Mississippi: Network performance tests rank Verizon #1

Mississippi: Network performance tests rank Verizon #1

JACKSON, MS - This is a news release from Verizon

RootMetrics® has named Verizon as the #1 wireless network in Mississippi, 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.

Krista Bourne, Verizon's South Central Market President, said, "We've got you covered, from Hattiesburg to Greenville. That's the kind of real value Mississippians 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., Mississippi, 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.