Report: AT&T Has Fastest 5G Networks, T-Mobile Has Largest

The rollout of 5G is in full swing, and while we don’t yet have the overall experience that we’ve been hearing about for years, we’re getting there. But which carrier is closest to offering that long-promised 5G utopia? According to a new report from RootMetrics, all three major U.S. carriers have their own pros and cons.

According to the new report, T-Mobile has the largest 5G network in the country,  AT&T’s network is currently the fastest, and AT&T and Verizon are about tied when it comes to 5G reliability.

First, there’s availability. According to the report, 55% to 70% of users were covered by T-Mobile 5G in 28 of the 45 cities where the study was conducted in the first half of 2021. That’s compared to only 12 cities getting that kind of coverage in the second half of 2020, showing how rapidly T-Mobile is expanding its 5G network. The other carriers are also quickly expanding, w