Mobile Wireless Drive Test

The Department of Public Service created an interactive map that shows the results of a drive test conducted in 2018 of mobile wireless coverage in the state. After reviewing providers’ maps that purport to show the extent of their coverage, the Department undertook a drive test of all major roads in the state to collect data and assess where mobile wireless service is actually available from a consumer perspective.   The initative and results are described in the report posted below. The Department prepared an interactive web-based map to allow users to view the drive test data for each of the six facilities based providers operating in Vermont: AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, US Cellular, Verizon Wireless, and VTel Wireless.  Static maps depicting a statewide generalization of the results for each carrier are also posted below.

Mobile Wireless report

Interactive map

Tutorial: a video tutorial explaining how to use the interactive map

Static Maps: PDF maps for each carrier, depicting coverage asserted by each provider along with the results of the drive tests.

FCC Initial Eligible Area interactive map