Verizon's latest ad uses colored balls to say they win in network performance. In reality, they're just stretching the truth with paid for data that's over a year old—the key time of our growth. They're not even factoring in our latest and greatest technology—the network you get today. Don't be fooled by the spin on their overhyped wireless.
Let's break it down:
|Additional people covered with LTE in past 2 years||100 million||11 million|
|Square miles added in past 2 years||Over 1 million||Not disclosed, probably
for a good reason
|Average download/upload speeds in Q4 2015||21.7 Mbps Download
12 Mbps Upload
|20.3 Mbps Download
9 Mbps Upload
|Number of Americans covered with LTE||304 million||314 million|
Coverage not available in all places. Capable device required for Extended Range LTE and Wi-Fi Calling. Wi-Fi connection required for Wi-Fi Calling; may decrement plan minutes. Most devices will not transition between Wi-Fi and the wireless network. See your device’s User Manual and selected service for details.