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1. Verizon 2.5 star rating (2.5 stars | 54 Reviews)
2. T-Mobile 2.4 star rating (2.4 stars | 58 Reviews)
3. AT&T 1.6 star rating (1.6 stars | 68 Reviews)
4. Sprint 1.5 star rating (1.5 stars | 69 Reviews)

Total Coverage 2 star rating (2 stars | 293 Reviews)
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T-Mobile

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Anthem | Congressional and Wolf Run, Phoenix, AZ 85086 |

DO NOT GO WITH T-MOBILE! They will say anything to get you to sign up. Their reps wil lie and deny. I had to get the AZ Attorney General involved just to get my 4 rebates when I signed up as they tried to deny them all. AND IT TURNS OUT IT WAS ALL THEIR FAULT. Then they did not provide coverage to my home in Prescott even though they arsurred me they did. I strongly urge you to not use T-Mobile.

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | McDowell | 44th, Phoenix, AZ 85008 |

I have not had good experience with Sprint. Have to repeatedly hit the send button to send out texts and constantly experiencing dropped calls!

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T-Mobile

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | 11th Ave.And Bell Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85023 |

Have been with T-Mobile for 8 yrs besides bill going up every month I pay for I Internet for 3 phones that can never get Internet 2 phones all ways dropping calls as soon as contracts are up we''re out

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 19th Ave.& Bell Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85023 |

I have nothing good to say about Sprint. They sold us phones with 4G and in Phx, we do not have 4G. I feel like I was lied too. And on top of that, we live 1 / 4 mile away from the nearest cell tower. But we have dropped calls, delayed (sometimes by hours) text messages and very slow internet service. I called Sprint and they sent us an Airave. Which runs on the internet connection from Cox. If I would have known I would have this much trouble, I would have never ever gone with Sprint. Plus they charge me $220 + tax for 2 smart phones and an old flip phone. Beware, try a different carrier. I had Verizon for years, and I'm going back after my contract is up!

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T-Mobile

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | 31 Ave.& McDowell, Phoenix, AZ 85009 |

Have service for 8 Months with no signal Called tmobile. they opened a service request. but no results. called and found out that the service in this area is down and maybe they fix in july

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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Camelback Rd. | 7th Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85013 |

i get one to two bars most of the time over here when in other areas my service is full. 3G data is a joke. Picked up a new iphone 5 today in hopes that 4G would be a little better and to my surprise the signal strength is identical... whats with the clustered towers around tempe and east phoenix... ? cheap land? this needs some serious help...

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Shea and 40th St., Phoenix, AZ 85028 |

I have 1-2 bars in my home, and drop calls about once per day. If I'd have to describe Sprint's level of service toward customers in Phoenix with a book title, it would have to be, "Sprint's just not that into you". My data speeds would remind me of my Hayes 9600 Baud modem, if they were consistent. I transfered to Sprint before I moved from Denver. My Sprint service in Denver was amazing, very fast data (usually in excess of 5 Mbps) and I never ever dropped calls. My 3G Sprint coverage in Denver was 6x faster than my usually 3G speeds in Phoenix. How is this possible?

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 7th Ave. | Glendale, Phoenix, AZ 85021 |

I have an AT&T micro cell which is supposed to boost the signal. It initially connects and call quality is very good, then it consistently drops and then the quality is so poor it becomes necessary to end the call. Cox Communications is my Internet provider so is it possible the Internet connection is the problem? I'm baffled and ready to switch to Verizon which everyone in the area says works fine wherever they are in the valley. How do I determine which carrier is better in Arizona?

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Verizon

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | 16th St. | E. Osborn, Phoenix, AZ 85016 |

I've been with Verizon for about a year now on a grandfather plan that I had purchased, and the voice and data service has been good in comparison to reviews I have read from users on other carriers. In my area I usually average 4G speeds between 7-10 Mbps (download) and 4-9 Mbps (upload). Although these numbers may look good to some, they are not the best speedtest results I've seen on Verizon, which were around 18-34 Mbps (download) and 10-18 Mbps (upload) when I lived in Michigan. But the speeds I'm currently receiving in the Phoenix area are acceptable and enough to fulfill your needs when it comes to streaming any form of media.

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Sprint

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | 32nd St. | Shea Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85028 |

Obviously, the big complaint with Sprint is the fact that many of us have 4g capable phones, but there is no "official" 4g service. There is a good amount of 4g (and I've tested it myself) in certain parts of the Valley, but when you are outside of those select areas, you are subjected to some of the most pathetic and laughable speeds imaginable! Speed in the 32nd and Shea (as with much of Phoenix) is often in the 100kbps-250kbps range. Ridiculous, even subpar for 3g! In the hotspots, I admit that the speeds are much better, probably around 7-8Mbps, with 1.2Mbps upload. I havent noticed any call problems in the 4 months so far with Sprint. Data is my big beef with them! To see exactly where the hotspots are, you merely need to go to Sprint's primary 4g partner, Clearwire, and check their coverage map. you'll see alot of 4g in parts of North Phoenix, Mesa, Scottsdale, and for some crazy reason, way the heck out west by Buckeye. DO NOT TRUST WHAT SPRINT ASSOCIATES in stores or kiosks tell you about 4g rollout. They aren't evil kids, they just simply have no idea what they are talking about, and I think it has just become easier for them to say "oh, it'll roll out in a few weeks" rather than tell you the truth, which is "I have no idea." Clearwire seems to be much more accurate, so go to their website if you really want to see Sprint's progress (if you can call it that) in their 4G rollout.

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