DULLES, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global Wireless Solutions, Inc. (GWS) today announced that the nation’s top tier of wireless operators has seen a 200-fold increase in data throughputs over the past 10 years.
GWS wireless benchmarking drive tests showed that data throughput rates throughout the U.S. were averaging approximately 30 kbps in 2003. Currently, in 2013, it is not uncommon for users on 4G LTE networks to experience throughput rates over 6 Mbps.
“Between 2003 and 2010, throughput rates increased from approximately 30 kbps to 600 kbps: a 20-fold increase” said Dr. Paul Carter, President and CEO of GWS. “The past 3 years have shown an additionally dramatic 10-fold increase in throughput rates and, with operators swiftly launching and optimizing their LTE networks throughout the country, it is expected that these data throughput gains will continue.”
GWS’s fleet of specially-equipped vehicles has driven over 7 million data collection miles in the past 15 years and has been performing competitive benchmarking drive tests to examine the reliability and performance of wireless services throughout the United States since 2000.
About Global Wireless Solutions, Inc.
Global Wireless Solutions, Inc., headquartered in Dulles, Va., is the leading provider of data collection, performance monitoring, benchmarking and network planning solutions for the wireless industry. GWS has provided its services to some of the largest wireless network providers and equipment manufacturers worldwide. From scan drive testing, network acceptance testing and optimization to system benchmarking, GWS is unique in its ability to offer its customers a full suite of best-in-class turnkey engineering services. Please visit www.gwsolutions.com for more details.