Network latency, throughput and availability all have a direct impact on how well operators are able to serve their customers. Thanks to a partnership with Cedexis, FierceTelecom is shedding some light on how the top seven U.S. wireline networks performed in these areas in the fourth quarter.
Verizon retained the lead in network latency, improving to 35.4 milliseconds across its nine regions from 46.1 milliseconds in the previous period. Fellow ILEC AT&T came in second at 44.6 milliseconds. CenturyLink placed third at 48.3, and Consolidated landed in fourth place at 50.2. To find out more about how the wireline operators performed in the fourth quarter, check out this FierceTelecom special report.