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Is the AT&T Network Faster Then Verizon?

Is the AT&T Network Faster Then Verizon?

Posted July 28, 2009 at 8:14pm by iClarified
BoyGeniusReport has compiled network speed test results submitted by AT&T and Verizon customers. The results are a bit surprising.

Average download speed, EV-DO Rev. A: 701kbps
Median download speed, EV-DO Rev. A: 440kbps
Average upload speed, EV-DO Rev. A: 322kbps
Median upload speed, EV-DO Rev. A: 286kbps

Average download speed: 933kbps
Median download speed: 840kbps
Average upload speed: 180kbps
Median upload speed: 215kbps

Unexpectedly, AT&T on average is 33% faster then Verizon when downloading data. This is quite a significant speed advantage; however, if you look at upload speeds you will notice that Verizon performs 79% faster then AT&T.

For those who spend a lot of time browsing online then AT&T clearly wins out. For those who upload a lot of pictures and video perhaps Verizon would be a better choice.

BoyGenius has a more detailed breakdown of the stats which can be found at the link below.

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T - July 29, 2009 at 3:11pm
It appears the AT&T Network is faster [B]THAN[/B] Verizon.
Nick - July 29, 2009 at 9:32am
The sad part is, when AT&T updates 3G, the upload speed will be a lot faster than Verizon, but us iPhone 3GS users won't even be able to take advantage of it because Apple didn't upgrade the upload ability on the 3G chip. Way to go Apple!!!
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Jfkfi lfllf - July 29, 2009 at 3:59am
Lol! In Finland, our poorest carrier got avarahe of 0,9Mb/s and best 1,8Mb/s (Tested by Tekniikan Maailma, Tech World magazine)
mateen - July 29, 2009 at 12:47am
Not surprised by this at all....In my area AT&T's network is much faster than anything EVDO has to offer. YMMV
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