JD Power Rates AT&T Highest in Wireless Customer Care Performance
August 2, 2013 11:00 AM
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AT&T takes the top spot for the first time
JD Power has released its 2013 rankings report for U.S. wireless carrier customer service. The report lists AT&T as the highest in wireless customer care performance among full-service carriers. Metro PCS ranks highest among non-contract carriers.
The purpose of this study is to detail how well wireless carriers provide customer service to subscribers via three main channels: telephone, online, and walk-ins at retail stores.
AT&T retail store
The study is designed to measure customer service section with each contact method and looks at the processing of issues such as the efficiency of problem resolution and how long people remain on hold. The report found that overall satisfaction among full-service wireless carrier companies with service questions and issues is 786 on a 1000-point scale (this represents a 31-point increase from six months ago).
Overall satisfaction for non-contract customers is currently at 732, 34 points higher than six months ago.
This is the first time that AT&T has ranked highest in wireless customer care satisfaction among full-service carriers with a score of 795. The report showed that AT&T scored well in walk-in and online contact channels. Metro PCS's top ranking among non-contract carriers came courtesy of its score of 770.
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8/2/2013 11:45:58 AM
I finally have a reason to switch to ATT now that this report was released. I can't tell you how many times I call Verizon customer service and get... wait I don't. Well I can't tell you how many times I have gone to a verizon store and... wait, that doesn't happen often either.
8/2/2013 11:58:34 AM
yep verizon doesn't screw up anything for me in years. Bills arrived at respectable time and they don't even bother or ding your credit if you missed a bill(eg. change bank or card on autopay). The best customer service is when they do their job so you never have to call them.
8/2/2013 3:37:05 PM
FYI Verizon came second:
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