Aachen, April 06, 2021 – umlaut has analysed the three US mobile networks of T-Mobile, Verizon and AT&T with regards to 5G mobile network performance. Applying the umlaut methodology, which is acknowledged as the de-facto industry standard in more than 120 countries, the results show T-Mobile in the lead achieving the highest umlaut 5G Score with overall 710 points out of a maximum of 1000, Verizon scores second overall with 599 points and AT&T third with 569 points. In 5G Reliability, T-Mobile achieves the strongest score with 630 out of a maximum of 800 points, Verizon follows on the second rank with 492 points, AT&T ranks third with of 479 points.
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. This is especially remarkable in these challenging COVID-19 times.”
For the latest umlaut Audit Report, a thorough crowd-based analysis was conducted in September 2020 to February 2021. The analysis is based on 35 million samples collected from more than 1,300 data collecting applications and 55,500 users capable of 5G.
The 5G umlaut Score shows the overall 5G user experience in the categories Coverage, Speed and Latency.
For reliability the relevant key performance indicators (KPIs) in 5G Coverage and 5G Speed have been taken into account: The 5G Coverage Reach – showing in which part of the overall footprint 5G was seen; the 5G Connection Share - showing how many of a 5G users’ data speed samples included 5G; the DL Speed – showing how many speed samples are good for supporting popular services like basic internet, HD Video and UHD Video.
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 report below or visit the US benchmarking section for more details.