Cellphone provider Verizon rates well in South Dakota, according to a new study.

Verizon Wireless was the performance leader in rankings of the four national wireless providers in the United States in the third National RootScore Report, issued by Seattle-based RootMetrics.

Verizon won the overall RootScore award in South Dakota for the third consecutive time. Verizon Wireless also scored highest in the categories of: reliability, speed, data performance and texting performance in South Dakota.

RootMetrics, an independent mobile analytics firm, drove thousands of miles throughout the South Dakota, as well as tested many indoor locations.

Review the report at http://www.rootmetrics.com/us/rsr/#!/map/2014-2H?z=south-dakota