Wireless Customer Care Satisfaction Transitioning to Pre-Pandemic Levels, J.D. Power Finds
T-Mobile, Metro by T-Mobile and Consumer Cellular Rank Highest in Respective Segments
As the U.S. transitions to a pre-pandemic existence, wireless customers are also reverting to pre-pandemic expectations, according to the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Wireless Customer Care StudySM—Volume 2, released today.
“During the pandemic, people were more generous and patient with nearly everything as the way of life was drastically different,” said Ian Greenblatt, managing director at J.D. Power. “Now that things are getting back to normal, customer care that was considered exemplary during the pandemic now is seen as simply satisfactory. Wireless carriers need to continue to be agile and innovative to keep satisfaction high.”
T-Mobile ranks highest in the mobile operators segment with a score of 819, followed by Verizon Wireless with 789.
Metro by T-Mobile ranks highest in the mobile virtual network operators segment with a score of 811. Cricket (804) ranks second, followed by Xfinity Mobile (798).
Consumer Cellular ranks highest in the value mobile virtual network operators segment with a score of 863.
The 2021 U.S. Wireless Customer Care Study—Volume 2 is based on responses from 13,599 customers who contacted their carrier’s customer care department within the past three months. The studies evaluate customer care experiences across 6 factors: store service; phone service; website service; app service; social media service; and text service. The studies were fielded from January through June 2021.
For more information about the U.S. Wireless Customer Care Study, visit https://www.jdpower.com/business/tmt/us-wireless-customer-care-performance-study
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