Root Wireless Says AT&T 3G Network Fastest Contradicting Wired, PC World & My Findings

Say what? Network World reports on a study by Root Wireless (which teamed with CNET earlier this year to survey wireless data speed) that claims…

AT&T tops in 3G wireless speeds, study finds

This, by the way, does not conflict with Consumer Reports’ survey which found…

AT&T Service Satisfaction in Last Place in 19 U.S. Ciities Surveyed by Consumer Reports

That survey focused on voice services, not 3G data.

It does conflict with my unscientific tests but apparently accurate for my area comparing AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon 3G…

Droid Not an iPhone Killer, But Check Out the Killer Verizon 3G Speedtest Result

And, it also conflicts with the tests conducted by Wired.com this past summer which found…

Verizon Leads, AT&T Runs Last in Wired.com’s 3G Speed Test. Wired.com noted that their results supported similar findings by PC World in May 2009.

So, even if you discount my test, it is still 2-to-1 supporting the finding that AT&T has the slowest of the 3G networks in the U.S.