Best Mobile Networks 2022 (2023)

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In 2022, T-Mobile isn't just America's fastest network, it's also the best.

For this year's nationwide mobile network tests, we've changed everything. We drove more than 10,000 miles across the country with new software that tracks dropped calls and provides a better measure of reliability. That turned this year's project into a search for America's best mobile network—not just the fastest, as we’ve called this project in previous years. (For more, see "Our Testing Methodology" below.) We've also shifted the way we drive, using electric and hybrid cars for portions of our route. (Read more about the actual drive in the "Going Electric" section below.)

This time around, we hit 30 cities and six rural regions using the latest Samsung Galaxy S22+ phones to see how , T-Mobile, and Verizon compare. T-Mobile wins 18 of our 30 cities to Verizon's eight and AT&T's four.

Look purely at speed, and the difference is even more stark. AT&T's entire advantage is in places where it has greater network reliability than T-Mobile. T-Mobile wins 19 cities on speed, to Verizon's nine and AT&T's two.

T-Mobile is also doing better than ever before in rural areas, although it gets docked slightly for still having more rural data dead zones outside the Northeast than the other two carriers do.

Why Rate Mobile Networks?

Mobile internet is the internet, now more than ever as many people work from home and virtually everywhere else. According to Ericsson(Opens in a new window), between 2018 and 2022, mobile data traffic in North America quadrupled from 22 exabytes to 86 exabytes. Most of that growth is driven by the revolution in mobile video, which has risen from 60% to 70% of mobile data traffic. That’s almost 20 gigs of usage, per person, per month.

Meanwhile, there’s a lot of noise around 5G. The carriers haven’t made anything easy or clear. They conflate different types of 5G with different performance characteristics. They claim very broad coverage for forms of 5G that act just like 4G. Sometimes, they put icons on your screen that make it difficult to tell which “G” you’re on, or why you should care. Someone needs to cut through the marketing language and tell you what’s really available, and which phone you need to use with it.

A lot of ratings are out there, and they’re confusing because they’re largely opaque. We started the Fastest Mobile Networks project aiming to be as transparent as possible. Each year, we show you exactly where we go, which devices we use and why, and give you every component of our overall scores. We want you to have as much power here as possible when making a buying decision on a wireless carrier.

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5G Continues to Improve

Yes, you need a 5G phone to hit these high speeds. On both T-Mobile and Verizon, the difference between 4G and 5G is becoming huge now, and it can be the difference between a stalled connection in a congested lane and speeding along in the HOV lane of mobile internet. AT&T isn't quite there yet, but it likely will be next year. Check out our story on the eight cities we found where AT&T and Verizon users should really upgrade to a 5G phone immediately.

To test, we're using the Samsung Galaxy S22+ because it has shown the best network performance in our tests. With its Qualcomm X65 modem, the S22+ can hold onto weak signals longer than phones from previous years, and it supports all the new 5G bands carriers are implementing, including the frequencies AT&T is launching later this year.

Since we used new software this time around, our results aren't directly comparable to those from previous years. But some trends are difficult to ignore. Both T-Mobile and Verizon see dramatically increased nationwide speeds this year as they expand their mid-band 5G networks. But AT&T's speeds decline, as it has added very little capacity while data demands grew.

The speed results and dropped-call results appear completely decoupled. In general, all three carriers show very low rates of dropped calls in cities. But AT&T is noticeably more reliable on calling in rural areas—able to keep that little bit of voice connectivity going even if there isn't massive data capacity for streaming and gaming.

We use people, not square miles, to determine our scores. Rural areas comprise 16% of our score, similar to the 14-20% of the US population classified as rural.

Bringing Networks Home

As mentioned, our mobile network measurements matter more than ever because there's a new use for 5G: breaking your local cable company's home internet monopoly.

Smartphones are ubiquitous in America now, and since 2010, we've been giving you the most transparent, consistent measurements to help you choose your carrier. But it's completely legitimate to wonder why you need more than 100Mbps on your smartphone at all.

There are two major reasons. First, that average speed also tends to define the floor. You may not feel you need 100Mbps, but you probably always want at least 25Mbps, and those greater average speeds tend to link up with more consistently reliable minimums.

But also, both T-Mobile and Verizon are selling home internet service now. That's where you really will want 100Mbps or more, and our results show where you can probably get it. It’s always good to ask your friends and neighbors how well the service works or to test drive a unit yourself. But some solid third-party scores can really help you decide whether it's a service worth considering.

T-Mobile's Triumph

You can clearly see T-Mobile's triumph in these charts of overall results collected by speed bins. In the cities, T-Mobile has by far the least connections under 50Mbps, and it really pulls away from the competition in connections between 300 to 600Mbps, which is the mid-band 5G zone. This shows where T-Mobile probably has sufficient capacity for its new $50-per-month home internet service, too. In rural areas, the effect is less pronounced, but it's still there.

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Looking at dropped calls in the cities, the results are all over the map. In rural areas, T-Mobile suffers because of two specific regions: the rural Northwest, going from northern California to Washington; and Georgia. In the Northeast, coverage is solid.

On parts of our drives, we were able to check whether our phones were showing 4G or 5G, and what kind of 5G. T-Mobile showed the best 5G coverage—and the best high-quality 5G coverage—in both cities and rural areas.

Focusing on the good stuff, mid-band 5G, which works and feels better than 4G, in rural areas T-Mobile showed "5G UC" 43% of the time, compared with Verizon's 5G UW 9% and AT&T's 5G+ 2%. And the same goes for cities. Across 19 cities where we felt we had sufficient data, we saw T-Mobile's high-quality 5G UC 78% of the time, compared with Verizon's 5G UW 20% of the time and AT&T's 5G+ 7% of the time. This is all because T-Mobile had a head start, building its mid-band network from Sprint's airwaves, while Verizon and AT&T had to wait for later spectrum auctions. Verizon and AT&T are racing to catch up, and they very well could—just not yet.

Mid-Band Rules

T-Mobile's winning secret is mid-band 5G, which it calls "ultra capacity." The math of wireless network performance can be pretty simple: Use more airwaves with more reach and you have more performance.

With its purchase of Sprint in 2020, T-Mobile nabbed a massive cache of spectrum that it has quickly repurposed for 5G. That spectrum can reach a few miles from a tower, in best-case circumstances, so it's good for covering cities and suburbs.

T-Mobile's mid-band is present not only in cities and suburbs, but in rural areas too. Many interstate corridors nationwide showed T-Mobile's "UC" icon, which signifies mid-band connections, and they also showed mid-band speed in our testing.

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The orange spots show where we saw T-Mobile’s “UC” network in our testing.

In a few Northeast cities where we were able to take samples, we found T-Mobile using 10-15MHz of low-band n71, and 40-100MHz of mid-band n41. Sometimes, T-Mobile would combine the two for between 50-110MHz of n41/n71.

Verizon and AT&T are closing the gap. Both of the carriers purchased mid-band in an auction ending in February 2021; Verizon started building its C-band network immediately, while AT&T has been largely waiting for equipment that will combine its C-band mid-band with some more spectrum it bought in early 2022.

We saw a significant amount of Verizon's "UW" icon nationwide and less of AT&T's "5G+." Both icons can signify mid-band or the even faster high-band spectrum. AT&T had the most mid-band-like characteristics in Detroit, Texas, and southern Florida. But both AT&T and Verizon are using less mid-band than T-Mobile is right now. While T-Mobile uses up to 110MHz, AT&T generally uses 40MHz and Verizon 60MHz.

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This all affects speed. Simply put, more mid-band is good. T-Mobile has the most of it right now, so it's the fastest network; Verizon has the second-most, so it's the second-fastest; and AT&T is likely to hustle to catch up over the next year.

What About Dish?

There's a new player coming to town. Dish aims to be the fourth national carrier, and has launched in more than 120 cities and towns in June—in places as big as Raleigh-Durham, NC, and as small as Eagle, ID.

Its current service is $30 per month, with only one phone offered (a Samsung Galaxy S22), though the company promises more phones in the future. Early testers say performance on Dish's network reaches about 200Mbps down, and the phones roam onto AT&T when they're outside Dish's limited coverage area. So to some extent, you can use AT&T's results as a guideline for Dish speed and reliability until it has been built out further.

We found in our tests that AT&T provides a highly reliable network, and that advantage is magnified more in rural areas. In upstate New York, for example, where Dish intends to launch seven cities this month, AT&T coverage dominates (although T-Mobile provides much higher speeds where it has coverage.)

Dish launched too late for our tests, which ran in May, but we'll have ongoing coverage of its progress throughout the year.

Our Testing Methodology

A lot has changed this year. The biggest shift is switching from the Ookla software we used from 2016 through 2021, to a new package called Ookla Wind.(Note: Ookla is owned by Ziff Davis, PCMag's parent company.)

Wind gives us the ability to test phone calls as well as speed. During our 10,000-mile drive, our phones would run a speed test to the nearest Ookla server, followed by a 30-second phone call to a recorded message, then pause for a minute to cool down before repeating.

With this continual activity, the phones run hot, so we strapped Razer Chroma phone coolers to the back of each handset, which can bring down the temperatures by as much as 10 degrees Fahrenheit.

As before, we tried to stop in at least 12 locations per city for at least 15 minutes each. Speed results for a city are the average of all locations, with tests run on the move given the weight of two stationary locations. Reliability results are simply the success percentage of all tests taken in the city.

Measuring dropped calls means our scoring has to change, too. There's generally a very small difference between the carriers' dropped-call percentages, but it's meaningful to consumers. And there are huge differences between average speeds, but they aren't as meaningful to many people as a small difference in reliability.

So our scoring is now rank-based. For each component of our score, we rank the carriers and assigned points based on rank. So the third-place carrier always receives the same amount of points no matter what the difference is between it and the first-place carrier. The effect is to magnify reliability, which is what we're looking for.

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This year, our score consists of:

Speed (60%)

  • Average download - 10%

  • Downloads above 25Mbps - 20%

  • Average upload - 10%

  • Uploads above 5Mbps - 10%

  • Latency - 10%

Reliability (40%)

  • Call success - 20%

  • Data success - 20%

Click through our city and rural area links below (or from the drop-down menu up top) to see the results where you live, work, or play.

Going Electric

This year, we've made a big shift in not only how we test networks in America, but how we drive around it. We worked with Hertz to rent a Tesla Model 3 Long Range for the longest leg of the trip, a 4,500-mile loop around the West Coast, to prove that it's possible to take a truly epic road trip in an electric car.

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The blue lines show our driver routes for testing.

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Which network is best in 2022? ›

India's 4G-only operator, Jio, is victorious on 4G Availability as our users on its network spent the greatest proportion of time connected to 4G services — 99.5%. Airtel is in second-place with a 4G Availability score of 98.3%, followed by Vi's score of 92%, while BSNL lagged further behind with 63.6%.

Who has the best cell phone coverage in 2022? ›

In 2022, T-Mobile isn't just America's fastest network, it's also the best. For this year's nationwide mobile network tests, we've changed everything. We drove more than 10,000 miles across the country with new software that tracks dropped calls and provides a better measure of reliability.

Who has the best 5G network 2022? ›

The study, crowdsourced from 7.69 billion samples from 810,676 real 5G users between April 4 and September 18, 2022, confirms T-Mobile has maintained its lead over AT&T and Verizon for 5G reliability, download speed, upload speed and coverage.

Which is the No 1 mobile network in USA? ›

Largest U.S. wireless providers

Verizon: 142.8 million (Q2 2022) T-Mobile US: 110.0 million (Q2 2022) AT&T Mobility: 101.8 million (Q2 2022) Dish Wireless: 8 million.

Who is the #1 cell phone provider? ›

Verizon Wireless is our best cell phone provider for 2021, and has been at the top of our guide for the past three years. Why? It's one of the biggest, sure, but it gets superior scores for reliability, speed, and network coverage.

Which network is best now? ›

Jio remains top in 4G Availability and 4G Coverage Experience, as 4G Access grows in India. Jio has now surpassed the 99% 4G Availability milestone with a 0.5 percentage points increase since Opensignal's last report. At the same time, Airtel's score rose by 1.8 percentage points to 97.4%.

Is AT&T or Verizon better? ›

Broadly speaking, Verizon offers better 4G LTE coverage, while AT&T currently has the edge when it comes to 5G (for the moment anyway). AT&T's prices are lower, and the company includes more high-speed cellular data with its unlimited plans. However, Verizon arguably offers better perks.

What's better AT&T or T-Mobile? ›

Overall, AT&T has better coverage than T-Mobile, thanks to its superior 4G LTE network. However, T-Mobile does beat out AT&T with its 5G coverage.

What carrier is better than Verizon? ›

Verizon and T-Mobile are the two of the biggest and most reliable carriers in the U.S. While Verizon boasts the nation's best 4G LTE network, the Un-carrier touts the widest 5G footprint. Generally speaking, Verizon gets you better urban and rural coverage, whereas T-Mobile delivers 5G in more places.

Who has better 5G Verizon or T-Mobile? ›

T-Mobile Has Most Reliable 5G Network Over AT&T and Verizon, Say Two Studies - CNET.

Is T-Mobile 5G better than AT&T? ›

5G performance of major US carriers

Mirroring the big lead for overall download speed, T-Mobile kept a more than 2x faster average than AT&T and Verizon for 5G performance at 186.3 Mbps.

Is 5G better than Verizon? ›

With Verizon's 4G LTE home internet plan, customers can typically expect download speeds ranging from 25Mbps to 50Mbps, with uploads in the single digits. 5G is much faster than that, and that's because the standard's millimeter-wave technology (aka mmWave) sends signals at much higher frequencies than LTE.

Which cell phone carrier has the strongest signal? ›

Verizon has the best cell phone coverage overall, spanning 70% of the country with its 4G LTE service. AT&T comes in second with 68%, and T-Mobile slides in at third with 62%.

Who is the #1 wireless carrier? ›

The cell phone company AT&T is the leading provider of mobile services in the United States (U.S.) with a market share of about 44.8 percent of wireless subscriptions in the third quarter of 2022.

Who is America's most reliable network? ›

Verizon Has Most Reliable Mobile Network in US, JD Power Reports.

Who has better 5G coverage? ›

5G Coverage Analysis: 5G vs 4G LTE. When comparing carrier 5G coverage maps, T-Mobile comes in first with the best 5G network overall at 53.79% nationwide coverage, AT&T slides in at second at 29%, Verizon is in third at 12.77%, and U.S. Cellular clocks in at just 1.8%.

Is T-Mobile coverage good? ›

For most Americans, T-Mobile's coverage is excellent. A mere 8% difference in nationwide area coverage between the first- and third-place networks is very little in terms of population coverage. As mentioned, T-Mobile provides network service to 99% of Americans, offering fast 4G LTE speeds and broad 5G coverage.

What are the 3 main cell phone carriers? ›

In the US there are three major networks: AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon. All three offer services directly and have robust nationwide networks that offer 4G LTE (fast) and 5G (really fast) data.

Which service provider has the best signal? ›

Vodacom has the best 4G coverage in South Africa and rival MTN has the fastest download and upload speeds, according to a new report from mobile analytics company Opensignal.

Which is the best and fastest network? ›

Highlights. Bharti Airtel, the second-largest telecom operator in India, has the fastest mobile network in the country.

Which network is best for phones? ›

The best phone carriers overall
  1. T-Mobile. The best phone carrier overall. ...
  2. Verizon. A good alternative to T-Mobile. ...
  3. Visible. A cheaper way to get unlimited data. ...
  4. Mint Mobile. Low rates if you pay upfront. ...
  5. AT&T. Some good plans if you know where to look. ...
  6. Metro by T-Mobile. A good discount phone carrier. ...
  7. Google Fi. ...
  8. Consumer Cellular.
Jan 10, 2023

Is it worth switching to AT&T from Verizon? ›

It really comes down to small differences in price and perks. AT&T's plan is $5 cheaper, but Verizon's will get you a six month subscription to Disney+. Also, while AT&T's Unlimited Starter plan gives you free 5G access, Verizon's Start Unlimited plan does not. You'll have to pay $10 a month if you want access to 5G.

Is Verizon really the best service? ›

Drive testing done by RootMetrics has consistently rated Verizon's coverage above that of competitors, most recently in the second half of 2021, but Opensignal's crowdsourced app testing also rated Verizon tops in 4G coverage in January 2022.

Is Verizon slower than AT&T? ›

But Verizon dominates for 4G LTE, blanketing 71% of the United States. AT&T again comes in second with a respectable 68%, and T-Mobile brings up the rear at 63% 4G LTE coverage. Whereas Verizon sports the fastest 5G, its sparse coverage means T-Mobile is a better choice for 5G fanatics.

Is it worth switching from ATT to T-Mobile? ›

T-Mobile is known for offering better value than AT&T. You get more "premium" data — data that isn't slowed down when there's network congestion — with T-Mobile's base and mid-range plans that have a lower monthly bill than AT&T. However, coverage is more important than data speeds, let alone monthly cost savings.

Is T-Mobile better than Verizon now? ›

The pricing gap widens even further at the mid-tier plans, with T-Mobile adding Netflix streaming to the mix. However, you won't get as much 4G LTE hotspot access with just 5GB compared to Verizon's 25GB of high-speed access. Essentially, if you want the best perks around, head to Verizon.

Is T-Mobile owned by AT&T now? ›

On March 20, 2011, AT&T and T-Mobile announced that they had entered into a definitive agreement to merge. AT&T would acquire T-Mobile in a cash and stock transaction valued at $39 billion.

Who is Verizon Wireless biggest competitor? ›

Top Verizon Alternatives
  • AT&T.
  • T-Mobile.
  • KORE Wireless.
  • Aeris.
  • Semtech (Sierra Wireless)
  • Vodafone.
  • Telit.
  • Rogers.

Will T-Mobile surpass Verizon? ›

A momentous day. The market is closed and for the first time ever, T-Mobile has surpassed Verizon at $184 billion in market cap vs $183 for Verizon. I believe it is now the highest value telecom company in the world by capitalization.

Why is my T-Mobile 5G phone so slow? ›

Technically. So, why are some 5G connections so slow? The first, and most impactful, reason is that the far-reaching 5G signals that have powered the vast majority of carrier rollouts in the US – especially from AT&T and, to a lesser extent, T-Mobile – have used low-band carrier frequencies.

Is T-Mobile 5G slower than Verizon 4G? ›

T-Mobile took the top spot for performance on both its 5G and 4G/LTE networks, with median download speeds of 187.33Mbps on 5G and 116.54Mbps across the board. Overall, that's nearly twice as fast as Verizon and AT&T, which clocked in at 59.67Mbps and 54.64Mbps, respectively.

Is T-Mobile 5G coverage real? ›

T-Mobile is America's largest, fastest, and most reliable 5G network, with more 5G network awards than any other carrier. Independent experts agree, we're the leader in 5G coverage and speed. We built a 5G network using dedicated 5G frequencies, and other carriers can't match our nationwide coverage.

Does T-Mobile 5G have better reception? ›

More coverage.

T‑Mobile has over 4x more 5G coverage vs. Verizon, and 5G speeds nearly 2x as fast as AT&T and Verizon. Typical download speeds on T‑Mobile's nationwide 5G network are 75 – 335 Mbps with peaks over 1Gbps. Capable device required; coverage not available in some areas.

Is T-Mobile 5G faster than LTE? ›

It's not quite as fast as the other types of 5G spectrum, but it's decidedly faster than LTE. Even better, I was able to connect to the 5G network while in my home or when I sat and worked from of a cafe for a few hours. That's not possible on Verizon's network, where 5G service drops as soon as you walk indoors.

Why is Verizon 5G so limited? ›

Verizon's lack of 5G coverage is tied to its strategy of using millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum to differentiate its 5G from 4G; mmWave signals don't travel far or penetrate buildings very well but offer super speeds.

Who has the fastest 5G carrier? ›

T-Mobile is the leader in 5G, delivering the country's largest, fastest and most reliable 5G network.

Which carrier has the fastest 5G speed? ›

Verizon keeps ahead in 5G Games Experience with a score of 79.9 points, ahead of AT&T and T-Mobile which scored 72.7 and 72.4 points, respectively. Verizon remains the only U.S. carrier to place in the Good category (75-85).

Which cell phone has the best reception in areas with a weak signal 2022? ›

Samsung Galaxy S22

In other words, whenever signal reception is low, the S22 model will find ways to get the best out of the situation. This is true for signals below 120dBm, which is rare in cities and towns, but quite frequent in rural areas.

Which carrier has the most towers? ›

Crown Castle Int'l Corp.

Is LTE better than Verizon? ›

Today, more than 98 percent of the U.S. population has access to 4G LTE and 90 percent of Verizon Wireless' data traffic is carried over the network.
3G vs. 4G LTE.
Download speeds3G Slow – Over 30 seconds for larger apps4G LTE Fast – Larger files take just a few seconds
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Sep 19, 2018

Who has the fastest wireless network? ›

Looking only at tests taken on a 5G connection, T-Mobile had the fastest median 5G download speed in the U.S. at 216.56 Mbps during Q4 2022, a moderate increase over 193.06 Mbps during Q3 2022. Verizon Wireless remained second, and saw a slight increase to 127.95 Mbps in Q4 2022. AT&T remained third at 85.39 Mbps.

Is Verizon faster than T-Mobile? ›

Verizon leads with the fastest 1,000+ Mbps speeds if you have 5G UWB coverage, but T-Mobile currently has greater availability with its more moderately fast mid-band 5G. Opensignal's results show average 5G download speeds in the US as of Q2 2022.

Does Verizon pay you to switch? ›

Verizon offers a range of trade-in options to get you to switch to Big Red. The deal works by Verizon giving you a trade-in amount for your current phone, and that amount will go toward paying your early termination fee associated with that line or phone.

Who has the fastest internet 2022? ›

Communication. According to the broadband speed league 2022, Taiwan is on top of the world when it comes to fast internet, with an average download speed of 135.88 Mbps - 13.55 more than second-placed Japan.

Which is the fastest network in the world 2022? ›

And now comes the next generational leap. ESnet6 is made up of 15,000 miles (24,000 km) of dedicated fiber optic cables spanning the country, enabling network backbone links that can each transfer data between 400 Gigabits per second (Gbps) and 1 Tbps.

What is considered fast internet 2022? ›

Internet download speeds of 200 Mbps download and 20 Mbps upload or higher are considered fast. With average speeds around 152/21 Mbps, the bar for fast internet is higher than ever. Anything over 200 Mbps will be able to handle multiple online activities for multiple users at once without interruption.

What state has the fastest internet 2022? ›

Maryland has the fastest average Internet speed of 65.02 Mbps. Maryland's fast Internet speeds make it an ideal location for tech businesses, multi-person streaming, and gaming. The next four fastest states are New Jersey (59.58 Mbps), Delaware (59.08 Mbps), Rhode Island (56.77 Mbps), and Virginia (55.98 Mbps).

Who has the fastest and most reliable internet? ›

Our Fastest High-Speed Internet Service Providers Rating
  • #1 Xfinity Internet.
  • #2 Mediacom Internet.
  • #2 AT&T Internet.
  • #4 Verizon Internet. #5 Frontier Internet.
Jan 3, 2023

Which internet is super fast? ›

Google Fiber is the fastest internet provider, followed by Xfinity and Verizon
RankProviderMax advertised speed
#1Google Fiber2,000 Mbps
#2Verizon Fios2,048 Mbps
#3MetroNet1,000 Mbps
#4XfinityUp to 1,200 Mbps
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Jan 9, 2023

What is the fastest wireless internet? ›

Fastest Wireless Speeds 2022
  • Best Upload/Download Speeds. T-Mobile. Avg. Download: 54.1 Mbps. Avg. Upload: 10.5 Mbps. View Plans. Read Review.
  • #2. Verizon. 4.5. Avg. Download: 30.2 Mbps. Avg. Upload: 8.2 Mbps. View Plans. Read Review.
  • #3. AT&T. Avg. Download: 35.3 Mbps. Avg. Upload: 6.7 Mbps. View Plans. Read Review.

What is the fastest 5G network? ›

T-Mobile hits 150 Mbps in users' average 5G Download Speed

While in the previous 5G Experience report T-Mobile led by an impressive 62.7 Mbps, this time T-Mobile places at least 93.9 Mbps ahead of its competitors, with our users enjoying a 5G Download Speed that's 2.7-3.1 times as fast as Verizon and AT&T's scores.

Which network is faster 5G? ›

5G up to 100 times faster than 4G

In the right conditions 5G download speeds can reach 10 gigabits per second. That's up to 100 times faster than 4G – and certainly the level of performance needed for an increasingly connected society.

Which country has 6G network? ›

Early 5G frontrunners in Asia, such as South Korea, Japan and China, are intensely developing 6G on the side. Last year, South Korea launched a 5-year program to pilot 6G services by 2026, with plans to deploy 6G for commercial use between 2028 and 2030.

What is the slowest Internet connection? ›

The slowest Internet connection service is the dial-up service.

Who has the fastest internet in the US? ›

Xfinityleads the pack with truly fast residential internet speeds, boasting 6,000 Mbps download and upload speeds on its Gigabit Pro plan.

What state in the US has the best internet? ›

The average Internet speed across all 50 states is 35.36 Mbps. Speeds in every state fell within 17 Mbps (either higher or lower) of that average. New Jersey has the nation's best Internet. Broadband covers 99% of the Garden State with an average speed of 52 Mbps.

What is the slowest internet in the US? ›

Which US state has the slowest internet?
Slowest statesAverage download speed
New Mexico82.7 Mbps
South Dakota83.1 Mbps
Iowa85.0 Mbps
Wisconsin85.1 Mbps
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Apr 13, 2022

Which state is giving internet of the poor? ›

Kerala is the first among all states to launch such a project, which is similar to the Centres BharatNet project.

Which mobile data is fastest? ›

Norway, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Qatar boast some of the fastest average mobile internet connections in the world, with each of these countries registering average median speeds in excess of 120 Mbps as of September 2022.


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