Birmingham, AL Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps


Rating
1. Verizon 2.6 star rating (2.6 stars | 20 Reviews)
2. T-Mobile 2.5 star rating (2.5 stars | 18 Reviews)
3. AT&T 2.3 star rating (2.3 stars | 27 Reviews)
4. Sprint 1.7 star rating (1.7 stars | 9 Reviews)

Total Coverage 2.3 star rating (2.3 stars | 82 Reviews)
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AT&T

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Danton Lane, Irondale 35310, Birmingham, AL 35210 |

I get 1-2 bars in my home with ATT using iPhone 5. Areas where I have extensively used my phone with good success are: Irondale 35210, Homewood 35209, and St. Vincent's 35205.

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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Ivy Creek Trail | Haden St., Birmingham, AL 35226 |

Mostly connects at 1x and rarely sees 3g. Completely loses connection when launching Google Maps and the phone becomes unusable.

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AT&T

3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | Russet Woods, Birmingham, AL 35244 |

Reception seems pretty good around town but is not so good in my house. We have not been able to get rid of our land line because we have bad reception at our home.

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MetroPCS

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | All Over the Birmingham City Area, Birmingham, AL 35235 |

Metro have very poor service for the Birmingham metro area. Hard to receive calls.

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AT&T

3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | Colonnade Area | Acton Rd.And Caldwell Mill Rd., Birmingham, AL 35243 |

We have a metal roof so I assume that is some of the problem... but most times I am able to get at least 2 bars depending on where I am in the house. To actually talk on the phone I have to go outside or near a window. Surely would be nice to have the same sort of reception a land-line provided.

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T-Mobile

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | 35255 | 35255, Birmingham, AL 35255 |

very good

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T-Mobile

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Centerpoint, Birmingham, AL 35215 |

Great Reception

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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Vestavia, Birmingham, AL 35216 |

Verizon has major service issues in the Hoover / Vestavia / Homewood areas. I was an ATT customer for years and switching to Verizon has been a major mistake. Verizon does have better signal in buildings, but it doesn't make up for the fact that I lose service on Hwy. 31 in Vestavia...

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T-Mobile

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | 1666 18th Way S W Bham, Alabama | Jefferson Ave., Birmingham, AL 35211 |

Is there any service in birmingham, alabama for the T-Mobile my touch slide 4g.

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MetroPCS

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | 1666 18th Way S W Bham, Alabama | Jefferson Ave., Birmingham, AL 35211 |

Is there any service in birmingham, alabama for the metro PCS LG 4G phone?

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T-Mobile

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Homewood Park | Oxmoor Rd.& Central Ave., Birmingham, AL 35209 |

We do not have Smart Phones, just plain old cell phones. Still, we were told they would work. Over the years, T-Mobile's reception has steadily declined. They kept adding new features, but nothing helped. Finally, we were promised a Booster, which would help our reception at home. After over a month, we called to ask why it had never arrived. We were told the local manager canceled our order, saying, "That won't help them, they're in a dead zone." Good grief. Living close to Red Mountain, you would think we would be near a tower, and get better reception, but with T-Mobile, the opposite is true.

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AT&T

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Panorama Trail, Birmingham, AL 35216 |

I do not get AT&T signal in several locations in Vestavia Hills

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AT&T

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Roebuck Springs, Birmingham, AL 35206 |

We receive no service and have 3 towers around us according to AT&T customer service. She just said yep... .your just in a odd dead spot. But for $199 you can buy a Microcell! No way... .I am done with att... moving on to Verizon at the end of this month.

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Sprint

3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | Valley AVE, Birmingham, AL 35209 |

Low Bars on service. have no had huge issues with connectivity

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T-Mobile

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | Hwy. 280, Birmingham, AL 35242 |

Great Service all over Birmingham! I get 3G coverage on my iPhone 4S everywhere in the city except downtown

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AT&T

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | Brewster Rd., Birmingham, AL 35235 |

Never in my six years of being with AT&T I've had a problem. All around town I have 4g 4-5 bars. Inside the house usually have 3-4 bars. Also when I travel to Selma weekendly I have 4g 3-4 bars consistently. Also my phone started actin up with service until AT&T gave me a new sim card but no problems at all with AT&T except when I'm in plantersville Alabama on the way to Selma but so far so good...

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Vulcan | 280 Corridor, Birmingham, AL 35209 |

I hate AT&T and have for years. Great commercials but consistently drop calls, in the last year I no longer have a signal at my home on Red Mountain, tired of calling to complain and investing time into negotiating price breaks for non service and deplore the AT&T arrogant attitude. They screwed me on my Internet package and so I dropped that and landline and soooo look forward to changing cell to another carrier. Will NEVER EVER be another AT&T customer again.

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Verizon

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Ridge Crossings Apts, Birmingham, AL 35244 |

I have had no reception for the last hour on either my personal Droid2 Global or my Blackberry Curve which is provided by work which I get calls / emails on constantly. I have had to use my AT&T wireless to receive emails and to tether to my work laptop. But I am unable to receive voicemails or listen to calls that could potentially be very important and lead to patients staying extra nights in hospitals. Come on Verizon! What's going on???

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Verizon

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | I65 Southbound | Between GreenSprings and Oxmoor Rd., Birmingham, AL 35203 |

Calls drop here in one spot for me about 2 or 3 times a week. Maybe it's because that's where we cut through Red Mountain? Would be nice to have a boost of signal there. Annoying on a major road, but other than that I am very pleased with Verizon coverage and have been a customer for many years.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Crestwood Blvd. | 56th St., Birmingham, AL 35222 |

I live in the area and have seen coverage deteriorate over several years. Every time I begin using the phone, only 1 bar is available, often increasing to 2 or 3 as I make a call or access the Internet. It is now very rare to see 4 or 5 bars. I have had to ask callers to repeat themselves because of audio drop-outs. About 1 call in 7 is not placed on the first try. I conclude that AT&T has added local customers, but not capacity to serve them. (Or perhaps they don't want customers to feel they can do without their land lines, provided by AT&T.)

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