PC Mag conducted a nationwide test of the fastest mobile networks.And Verizon’s 4G network is the clear winner. It wasn’t even a contest.
With the exception of rural areas, PC Mag’s tests show Verizon is the fastest in every region in the U.S. (AT&T was the fastest for rural areas.)
Even when PC Mag “handicapped” Verizon’s 4G network with a 20% reduction in speed, it still destroyed the competition.
Based on our experience, that sounds about right. Each carrier has a varied definition of what “4G” means. In New York, for example, our tests of AT&T’s 4G network showed that it wasn’t much faster than its 3G network.
But Verizon’s 4G network is on a different level, even hitting speeds comparable to what you’d get with a cable modem.
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