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1. T-Mobile 2.2 star rating (2.2 stars | 81 Reviews)
2. Verizon 1.9 star rating (1.9 stars | 108 Reviews)
3. Sprint 1.7 star rating (1.7 stars | 97 Reviews)
4. AT&T 1.5 star rating (1.5 stars | 146 Reviews)

Total Coverage 1.8 star rating (1.8 stars | 463 Reviews)
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T-Mobile

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | Rancho Penasquitos, San Diego, CA, San Diego, CA 92129 |

I'm currently at T-Mobile customer for about a year now and I would say T-Mobile was reliable and great. The voice was clear and I always get 4G LTE service.

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Verizon

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | Fir St. | Juniper St., San Diego, CA 92104 |

Constant disconnected phone calls. Extender sent by Verizon to improve service. NOPE! New phone LG G2 sent to replace one I had. NO CHANGE! Need to pay for another phone such as LG G4 to try out is what Verizon said. Why should I? LG G2 has been recalled for a number of issues. So... .on to another carrier and phone. Will approach Sprint today to see what offers they have. I think if any problems with a phone persist, a different phone of comparable quality should be offered free of charge by a company. Especially when a phone has been recalled!

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T-Mobile

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | I-15, San Diego, CA 92124 |

I have T-Mobile, originally from Wal-Mart. Bought an"older" model Samsung outright for $299. Works fine. Never had trouble with service. Originally paid $30 per month with limited voice. Upgraded to $40 for more voice. One of the cheaper carriers. Never had problems. Pretty happy with what I've got-- but I'm not a heavy user.

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Cricket

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Naval Station San Diego, San Diego, CA 92136 |

I used to have the old Cricket cell service which was good on Naval Base San Diego (NBSD), but was forced to upgrade to 4G service after AT&T bought out Cricket. Ever since then, service is extremely poor. 1-2 or NO bars while at Budwiser Brew House (Rec Center) in front of pier 2. Even with wifi, service is terrible. Every call gets dropped. Or never connects. I have a LG phone, which works excellent anywhere else in San Diego and Los Angeles Area. I used to get service while in Tijuana, 2-3 miles across the border, including La Playas (beach area) and Otay Tijuana side... but since switching to cricket 4G, I lost all mexico service, which I used to use my cell while inside mexico with no additional charge. Now, I have to go to a café in mexico everytime I want to make a call using LINE or WHATSAPP, but no longer can make normal calls using my cell connection.. I have to use WIFI. But biggest complaint is not having service while on 32nd St. Naval Base. while playing pool, eating, or using the computers at the Base REC Center...

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Sprint

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Lake Murray Blvd., San Diego, CA 92119 |

4G LTE pretty much everywhere, customer service kills AT&T and Verizon. Unlimited data, I strongly recommend Sprint. They are a great company and will treat you well.

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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | La Playa and Grand Ave., San Diego, CA 92109 |

I only get 4 g I have iphone6 have to keep reboot bad reception bad customer service liars to get your business

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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Garnet | Lamont, San Diego, CA 92109 |

I live in the densely populated Pacific Beach, where you imagine service should be excellent. I get 1 bar normally, 2 on a good day, 3 on the very rare occasion. My direct neighbors have T-Mobile and get at least 20 faster 4g (according to Speedtest, I get ~2MB / s, they get up to 80MB / s or so). Ditch it.

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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Barker Way, San Diego, CA 92119 |

Base of Cowles mountain. I can find only one antenna serving my neighborhood, from 1 to 3 bars as the wind blows it seems. I've complained for years, and its never gotten any better. friends with AT&T get even worse reception.

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AT&T

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | Mount Alifan Dr. | Balboa Ave., San Diego, CA 92111 |

I have AT&T for two years now and I have never had a problem with them as far as reciption goes. I had an iPhone 5s and now a iPhone 6 Plus and the coverage is excellent on both devices. The download and uploads speeds are extermely fast. I always have LTE coverage at home with 4-5 bars at all times. I use to have Verizon and when I did in this area. My calls would drop and sometimes my text messages would fail and not send. Some of the time in this area when I had Verizon my text messages would come in delayed because of the recpition. Switching to AT&T was honestly the best choice and I strongly recomend it if you live in the clairemont mesa / balboa avenue area just because it is reliable and you would have the best service 24 / 7.

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Verizon

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | All Over Sd, San Diego, CA 92111 |

In outside sales. Use Verizon. Never had a dropped call or spotty reception. Always reliable in San diego. Believe me, I use 13gb of data oer month and make hundreds of phone call. It's always done me good. work will no longer pay cell bill so I need to put in my name. Considering options and I think I will stick with verizon.

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