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    2020 End of Year Review

    jmac32here
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    Post by jmac32here on Fri Jan 08, 2021 1:22 am

    -Coverage-
    This years winner on coverage is Verizon, but only because they show 1 million more of the population covered by their network.
    (AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon all cover 99% of Americans.)

    So I will say they are all tied, with Verizon only a fraction ahead for showing actual numbers.

    -RootScore-
    The RootMetrics RootScore for Overall Performance from 1st Half 2020 are as follows:
    Verizon: 95.2
    AT&T : 94.1
    Sprint: 88.7
    T-Mobile: 86.7

    -JD Power Awards-
    The Number of JD Power awards given this year go to:
    T-Mobile 7
    Consumer Cellular 6
    Cricket 3
    Metro by T-Mobile 3
    Verizon 2
    U.S. Cellular 1

    -Ookla Speedtest Mobile Network Performance Awards-
    From Q1-Q2 2019

    Speed:
    AT&T (32.91 SpeedScore)

    Consistency:
    Verizon (87.3% Acceptable Speed Ratio)

    LTE Time Spent:
    Verizon (95.9%)

    -OpenSignal Experience Awards-
    July 2020, USA Report

    Video Experience: Verizon
    Games Experience: T-Mobile
    Voice App Experience: T-Mobile
    Download Speed Experience: AT&T
    Upload Speed Experience: T-Mobile
    4G Availability: Verizon
    4G Coverage Experience: Verizon

    -Subscribers-
    AT&T: 100.77 Million
    Dish Wireless: 9.4 Million
    T-Mobile: 100.36 Million
    Verizon: 120.32 Million

    -MVNOs-
    Note: The subscriber counts above may include the MVNO Carriers.
    We are only listing Sprint MVNO's that do not already also use T-Mobile.

    AT&T: Cricket + 31
    Sprint: 12
    T-Mobile: Metro by T-Mobile + 45
    US Cellular: 3
    Verizon: Visible, Yahoo! Mobile + 29

    -Plans-
    Cheapest Unlimited Plan:
    $20: United Wireless (Basic Phones Only - Regional Carrier serving KS)
    $25: Hello Mobile (MVNO of T-Mobile)

    The following Carriers have all been listed for having the best plan for various price points, starting with the lowest cost:
    Beast Mobile (MVNO of AT&T, Verizon)
    US Mobile (MVNO of T-Mobile, Verizon)
    Hello Mobile (MVNO of T-Mobile)
    Tello (MVNO of Sprint)
    Boost Mobile (Currently using T-Mobile's Network)
    Liberty Wireless (MVNO of T-Mobile)
    Mobi (Regional Carrier serving HI)
    Speedtalk Mobile (BYOD MVNO of T-Mobile)
    Altice Mobile (MVNO of AT&T, Sprint)
    Twigby (MVNO of Sprint)
    FreedomPop (MVNO of AT&T)
    United Wireless (Regional Carrier serving KS)
    Lycamobile (MVNO of T-Mobile)
    Ultra Mobile (MVNO of T-Mobile)
    H2O Wireless (MVNO of AT&T)
    AllVoi (MVNO of AT&T)
    Red Pocket Mobile (MVNO of AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon)
    MadStar Mobile (MVNO of Sprint)
    Bluegrass Cellular (Regional carrier serving KY)
    Bravado Wireless (Regional carrier serving OK)
    Inland Cellular (Regional carrier serving WA, ID)
    Mint Mobile (MVNO of T-Mobile)
    Strata (Regional carrier serving UT, WY, CO)
    SugePhone Wireless (MVNO of AT&T, T-Mobile)
    Visible (Subsidiary of Verizon)
    Yahoo! Mobile (Subsidiary of Verizon)
    Boom! Mobile (MVNO of AT&T, Verizon)
    IV Cellular (Regional carrier serving IL)
    Kids Connect (MVNO of T-Mobile)
    Pine Belt Wireless (Regional carrier serving AL)
    Puppy Wireless (MVNO of Sprint, Verizon)
    Standing Rock Telecom (Regional carrier serving ND, SD)
    ZillaTalk (MVNO of AT&T)
    Total Wireless (MVNO Verizon)
    Pioneer (Regional carrier serving OK, KS)
    AF Mobile (MVNO of T-Mobile)
    DataJack (BYOD MVNO of T-Mobile, Verizon)
    Net10 Wireless (MVNO of AT&T, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular, Verizon)
    TruConnect (MVNO of T-Mobile)
    Walmart Family Mobile (MVNO of T-Mobile)
    Choice Wireless (Regional carrier serving NV, CO, AZ, NM, VI)
    Community Phone (MVNO of AT&T, Sprint)
    Cricket (Subsidiary of AT&T)
    Eco Mobile (MVNO of T-Mobile, Verizon)
    GoSmart Mobile (BYOD MVNO of T-Mobile)
    Patriot Mobile (MVNO of Sprint)
    Proven Services (BYOD MVNO of T-Mobile, Verizon)
    Straight Talk Wireless (MVNO of AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon)
    Us Cellular (Regional carrier serving 23 states)
    Viaero Wireless (Regional carrier serving NE, CO, KS, WY)
    Wing Alpha (MVNO of AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon)
    ASTAC (Regional carrier serving Alaska)
    AT&T
    Cellular One of East Arizona (Regional carrier serving AZ, NM)
    Consumer Cellular (MVNO of AT&T, T-Mobile)
    Pulse Cellular (MVNO of T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon)
    Telcel (MVNO of T-Mobile)
    Verizon
    Carolina West Wireless (Regional Carrier serving NC)
    i3 Mobile (MVNO of AT&T)
    Pine Cellular (Regional carrier serving OK)
    Union Wireless (Regional carrier serving WY, CO)
    Southern Linc (Regional carrier serving AL, GA, MS, FL)
    Zing PCS (BYOD MVNO of T-Mobile, Verizon)
    Airvoice Wireless (MVNO of AT&T)
    Chariton Valley (Regional carrier serving MO)
    Credo Mobile (MVNO of Verizon)
    Max Mobile (BYOD MVNO of AT&T)
    NVC (Regional carrier serving SD)
    PTCI (Regional carrier serving OK)
    CTCI (Regional carrier serving ID)
    Cordova Telecom Cooperative (Regional carrier serving AK)
    Appalachian Wireless (Regional carrier serving KY, WV)
    Triangle Mobile (Regional Carrier serving MT)

    Mind you, for plan options, we only covered the amount of Talk, Text, and Data each carrier provides.
    We do not cover the additional services and/or any freebies these carriers may offer on top of their basic services.

    You may check out Drako's Wireless Review before your next phone upgrade to see if you can get a better deal on your service.

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