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Fairbanks, AK Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps


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1. Verizon 3.8 star rating (3.8 stars | 4 Reviews)
2. T-Mobile 3 star rating (3 stars | 2 Reviews)
3. Sprint 2 star rating (2 stars | 2 Reviews)
4. AT&T 2 star rating (2 stars | 6 Reviews)

Total Coverage 2.6 star rating (2.6 stars | 17 Reviews)
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AT&T

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | Chena Marina | Dolphin / Merganser, Fairbanks, AK 99709 |

Not a problem at all with AT&T. Unfortunately I've got GCI for a work phone and on that I only get one bar or a "no service" message on the phone in the same spots. ACS was good till they switched to GCI - now that is just as low. Stick with AT&T here.

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AT&T

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | Ester - Old Nenana Hwy., Fairbanks, AK 99709 |

Coverage at the house is non-existent - we have 1 bar, sometimes 2, so I don't even turn on the phone until I get to the Parks Highway. It seems fine in town, although it seems like it only rings once or twice before going to voice. Texting is slightly better - it takes a bit to go through, but it does go through. Consequently, I only have the Go Phone ($25 / 3 month) plan.

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T-Mobile

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | Dale and Airport , Fairbanks, AK 99709 |

Great reception 4g all the time

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AT&T

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Fort Wainwright, Fairbanks, AK 99701 |

AT&T is horrible! No reception on post, poor reception in town. Fairbanks AT&T store is horrible, no iphones in stock. Went to Verizon, everything worked out! AT&T customer service very disappointing... .. AT&T is the worst.

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AT&T

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Fairbanks | Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK 99701 |

I noticed some people say reception with AT&T is bad, but I've lived here almost two years in fairbanks and was using them before I moved to alaska and am still using them. I get great reception all over town with no problem. I do tend to have a problem in the neighborhood near farmers loop, but I imagine its due to all the trees. I have a go phone with them so I only pay 25 a month with unlimited text and there's no contract. I don't use my phone that much though. If your wondering no I don't work for them and am not getting paid to say this. Lol.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | College | University, Fairbanks, AK 99708 |

AT&T is by far the worst carrier in Fairbanks. They overcharge for all of the plans and the "unlimited" plan is the biggest joke. I have lost reception directly across the street from the store on the old steese

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Verizon

3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | University Ave.South | Davis Rd., Fairbanks, AK 99709 |

You can not activate a new Verizon phone in Fairbanks.When phone rings only a couple of time it goes to voice mail.

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AT&T

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Ivory Rd.Area, Fairbanks, AK 99709 |

Paying for a service that now only rarely works. Dropped calls happen regularly. Trying to get assistance is like dong a root canal with a soupspoon, painful and not worth the effort. I believe Verizon or some other provider is going to get my business. If ATT were serious about their customers, they would provide some semblance of assistance. Sick and tired of paying for nothing... ... .

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T-Mobile

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Wien Library, Fairbanks, AK 99709 |

Worst reception ever! I get little to none, and what I get is roaming and drops the call every 2 minutes. I've been thinking about leaving T-Mobile for a while, this seals the deal!

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Verizon

3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK 99709 |

I received and can place telephone calls within Fairbanks and the surrounding area, and have yet to lose service completely. However, the phone only rings a couple of times before going to voicemail, making it difficult to answer before the call is missed. When I first got here, all the features of the plan worked, but it would seem that I no longer receive text messages. I can still send them, but no longer get them. And I couldn't ever send or receive pic messages here. Any advice? A little disappointing since I do lots of quick chatting with fam in the lower 48 via text. I guess if I cant get it back up and working I will just have to drop the text option on my plan.

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