How Verizon, AT&T, other operators' 3G/4G networks fare in latency

LTE network performanceWhile LTE networks provide faster download speeds than predecessor 3G wireless networks, the other metric that does not get as much attention is latency speeds on the major U.S. wireless operators' networks.

FierceWirelessTech, through its partnership with OpenSignal, compares the wireless network latency speeds of Verizon (NYSE: VZ), AT&T (NYSE: T), Sprint (NYSE: S) and T-Mobile US (NYSE:TMUS). According to the report, AT&T's network latency speeds rose slightly during the second quarter, while Sprint showed an increase in its 3G latency speeds during that period. Check out FierceWireless' report here.

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