Topic: unlimited data plans
Sprint says its customers are experiencing better service from the company thanks to those Magic Boxes it unveiled earlier this year and other technology advancements.
T-Mobile's network took top honors, while data speeds from both Verizon and AT&T have slowed since the carriers joined the unlimited bandwagon.
Verizon's second-quarter results surpassed analysts' expectations following a disappointing first quarter.
Shares of AT&T rose after the carrier posted better-than-expected financials and lost far fewer postpaid phone subscribers than analysts had predicted.
For a limited time, AT&T's prepaid brand is offering two lines of unlimited high-speed data for $80 a month.
Verizon's late entry to the unlimited data party was costly in the second quarter, Cowen and Company suggested.
Price and coverage remain primary concerns for mobile users, Jefferies said, and Sprint appears particularly vulnerable.
T-Mobile’s premium unlimited plan for four lines is now more expensive than Verizon’s—before taxes and fees, at least.
Credo Mobile has joined the unlimited data bandwagon.
Network performance and monthly costs are far more important to U.S customers than unlimited data, according to fresh data from Jefferies.