Verizon Wireless Losing Its Edge? No Longer The Best In LTE?



9to5 Mac is reporting that Verizon Wireless is admitting to less than stellar LTE performance in bigger cities lately. This is really a first for the mobile company, who has long held the reputation of providing some of the best service in mobile.

Verizon Financial Officer Fran Shammo

There are certain pockets where we’re absolutely going to experience that down tick from the LTE network down to 3G because of capacity constraints …

As America’s largest carrier, Verizon also boasts the greatest number of LTE customers as well. 9to5 Mac says that one third of Verizon customers have LTE devices yet consume two thirds of the data. Walt Mossberg of the WSJ conducted some real world data tests and the results are below.


At some point companies always hit a wall, especially when they grow so large and vast. Does any of this mean Verizon is heading down? No. Verizon has been around for a long time and if they continue to adapt they will pull through this with no issues. Hit the link below for 9to5 Mac’s full report.

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