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Consumer advocate names best Valley mobile provider

By , - Last modified: July 8, 2013 at 10:16 AM

Verizon has the strongest overall performance among mobile providers in the Lehigh Valley.

RootMetrics, an independent consumer advocate, has released its latest report on the performance of mobile technology in different regions around the country.

The network received an overall score of 93 out of 100 in the ranking on data, call and text performance in the Lehigh Valley.

The survey looked at such things as how long it took to upload a photo and network reliability.

AT&T scored second highest with a 91. Sprint followed with a score of 82, and T-Mobile scored a 77.

RootMetrics said it found improvements since the last time it tested performance in October.

AT&T's average download speed was faster than the speed recorded in October. Verizon also delivered a faster average download.

Each carrier improved its rate of text messages delivered within 10 seconds.

Stacy Wescoe

Stacy Wescoe

Writer and online editor Stacy Wescoe has her finger on the pulse of the business community in the Greater Lehigh Valley and keeps you up-to-date with technology and trends, plus what coworkers and competitors are talking about around the water cooler — and on social media. She can be reached at stacyw@lvb.com or 610-807-9619, ext. 104. Follow her on Twitter at @morestacy and on Facebook. Circle Stacy Wescoe on .

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