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T-Mobile still the most reliable 5G network in the US

2021/07/27 – Our results show T-Mobile is again ahead of Verizon and AT&T with the highest 5G umlaut score. On top, we analyzed 10 US markets with regards to 5G mobile network performance.

Aachen, July 27, 2021 - umlaut, the global consultancy company and world leader in mobile network testing and benchmarking has analyzed the three US mobile networks of T-Mobile, Verizon and AT&T with regards to 5G mobile network performance. The results show T-Mobile in the lead achieving the highest umlaut 5G Score with overall 707 points out of a maximum of 1000, Verizon scores second overall with 632 points and AT&T third with 599 points. In 5G Reliability, T-Mobile achieves the highest score with 664 out of a maximum of 800 points, Verizon ranks second with 560 points, AT&T ranks third with of 520 points.

For the latest umlaut Audit Report we have also analyzed the mobile networks in the US with regards to 5G mobile network performance. We took a closer look at ten US markets (Newark – Jersey City; Charlotte, NC; Austin, TX; Houston, TX; Chicago; Dallas – Fort Worth; Philadelphia; Washington D.C.; Minneapolis; New York City) to see how the operators are performing in these lively centers of business, politics and culture. Using a 5G capable smartphone (Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra), we tested and measured the downlink and uplink performance of data services to improve the user experience.

Hakan Ekmen, CEO of umlaut Telecommunication, says: “Congratulations to T-Mobile for providing the most reliable 5G network in the US. T-Mobile shows a high quality network and also high reliability in all aspects relevant for the 5G user experience."

umlaut’s top priority is to fairly and transparently assess the global digital infrastructure, to push its quality and performance with its benchmarks, audit reports and certificates.

Please find the full reports below or visit the US benchmarking section for more details.