T-Mobile tops AT&T, Verizon and Sprint in LTE latency measurement

One of the less heralded, yet most crucial, metrics when it comes to customer satisfaction with wireless service is network latency, which is defined as the time it takes for a source to send a packet of data to a receiver. Latency is typically measured in milliseconds, and the lower the latency (the fewer the milliseconds) the better the network performance. Starting this month, FierceWireless and its partner OpenSignal are taking a closer look at the network latency speeds of the Tier 1 U.S. wireless carriers. During the month of October, T-Mobile US' (NYSE:TMUS) LTE network showed the lowest latency figures, just beating out the latency speeds of AT&T Mobility (NYSE:T), Verizon Wireless (NYSE:VZ) and Sprint (NYSE:S).  For the first report, click here.