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How Does America's Wireless Network Rate On A Global Scale?

While the U.S. has the largest LTE network in the world, its overall performance is on par with Germany, Korea and Russia. (Elvert Barnes/Flickr)
While the U.S. has the largest LTE network in the world, its overall performance is on par with Germany, Korea and Russia. (Elvert Barnes/Flickr)

While the U.S. has the largest LTE network in the world, it’s not the fastest.

According to a new study from Kwicr, which specializes in ensuring content sent over mobile networks reaches its destination, cellular performance in the U.S. is on the same level as countries like Germany, Korea and Russia.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson speaks with Ina Fried of Re/code about how the U.S. ranks.

Guest

  • Ina Fried, senior editor of mobile for Re/code. She tweets at @InaFried.
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