AT&T, Verizon recorded record data usage volumes during Super Bowl XLVIII

Super Bowl XLVIII was dominated by the Seattle Seahawks, which beat the Denver Broncos 43-8 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., on Sunday. With wireless data usage being a big part of the fan experience, the major operators, including AT&T (NYSE: T) and Verizon (NYSE: VZ), are touting the amount of traffic they saw during the game and how their networks were able to handle it. FierceWireless, in partnership with Nexgen Wireless, an independent, third-party telecommunications software and engineering services vendor, took a look at how the carriers performed during this year's biggest football game. Read more


Like this story? Subscribe to FierceTelecom!

The Telecom industry is an ever-changing world where big ideas come along daily. Our subscribers rely on FierceTelecom as their must-read source for the latest news, analysis and data on the intersection of telecom and media. Sign up today to get telecom news and updates delivered to your inbox and read on the go.