New report reveals the best & worst places in the U.S. for mobile connectivity


Most of us have cursed poor mobile connectivity in our home towns at some point or other, but if you want to know whether you really have something to complain about, the latest RootMetrics report has the answers.

RootMetrics is a mobile analytics company that tests cell networks across the USA, measuring reliability, speed and performance across data, calls and text to come up with an overall performance ranking for 125 metro areas …

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The overall winner, with a combined score of 98.5%, was Lansing, MI, following by Indianapolis, IN, with 98.2% and Atlanta, GA, at 97.9%.

The worst-performing metro area was Hudson Valley, NY, with an overall rating of 88.1%. Rounding out the worst three was Omaha, NE, at 91.3% and the hometown of The Office, Scranton, PA, at 91.9%.

If you want to check out your own city’s score, you can find the full rankings here, with the ability to dig deep into the individual scores for specific services.

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