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San Diego, CA Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps


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1. T-Mobile 2.1 star rating (2.1 stars | 79 Reviews)
2. Verizon 2 star rating (2 stars | 104 Reviews)
3. Sprint 1.7 star rating (1.7 stars | 96 Reviews)
4. AT&T 1.5 star rating (1.5 stars | 145 Reviews)

Total Coverage 1.8 star rating (1.8 stars | 454 Reviews)
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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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Verizon

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Bayview Hills, San Diego, CA 92139 |

Just got Verizon for the first time a few months ago and have had problems ever since. Repeated dropped calls, so bad that I knew it was going to drop the first try at calling my wife. The second try was a hit or miss and then when it finally went through we always had to keep our conversations quick knowing it would drop at anytime.

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Verizon

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | Cass | Garnet, San Diego, CA 92109 |

I read all these reviews counting how many dropped calls they get on average per month. I've never, ever had a call dropped with Verizon in San Diego for 10 years. I think people are hanging up on you guys. Anyway, working in Carlsbad and living downtown, Golden Hill, and now PB I've had excellent service everywhere. Same for anywhere I've been in the country. Verizon does really have the best coverage, and that's why they get away with charging more and having a lot of BS anti-consumer pricing policies, fees, restrictions, and contracts. If you want it to work well, and have given in to the idea that you'll be paying $150-200 a month for cell service (multiple lines with data), then they're reliable.

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AT&T

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Harbor Island | Sunroad Marina, San Diego, CA 92101 |

ATT Unite Pro 4G LTE mobile Hotspot - consistently delivers more than 25Mbs download speed and 13 Mbs upload (Using OOKLA Broadband Speed Test). 100% reliable and available. The Unite Pro is a Netgear AirCard 781S device

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T-Mobile

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Reed Ave. | Lamont, San Diego, CA 92109 |

I live in the middle of PB and most of the time I get 1 bar. In my garage I get nothing. Sometimes I get 2 bars and when I do a data test then, I get less than 1Mbit when it works which is not often. Out in Poway where I work, I get 30+Mbit

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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | North Mission Hills San Diego 92103 | Lewis and Fort Stockton, San Diego, CA 92103 |

Calls drop within a few seconds. There is almost no reception. We had to get a land line to use from home and texting is little better. Sometimes I do not get texts until the day after they were sent. Verizon works well almost everywhere else. I have traveled all over the US and never had such poor reception unless it is a very remote area. My neighborhood is in the heart of San Diego. We have hills and this is the problem. Still you would think there could be a solution.

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Verizon

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Pomeranian Rd. | I15, San Diego, CA 92128 |

Decent coverage; typically have 3-4 bars. Occasionally get 2 bars. Friends have other carriers and have good reception in the area.

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AT&T

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Palm Ave. | Coronado Ave., San Diego, CA 92154 |

Was never a fan of AT&T until last year when competition forced them to install more infrastructure in this area. Voice and text both excellent at 3 or 4 bars. 3G data is slow

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AT&T

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | 6th and Laurel, San Diego, CA 92103 |

Overall, good reception and rare dropped calls. This wasn't the case a few years ago, but coverage has improved.

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Sprint

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Park Blvd.And Robinson Ave., San Diego, CA 92103 |

When is Sprint going to put 4g LTE all over San diego. It's a very hit and miss Where is it in north park. Hillcrest and mission valley areas. I get 3G only. Please Sprint get with it. This service sucks

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T-Mobile

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | College and University, San Diego, CA 92115 |

My reception is very good at home, and most of the places I spend my time in. LTE speeds are easily above 10 Mbps, hitting up to 30. I haven't seen Wideband LTE anywhere in SD yet.

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T-Mobile

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Thorn St. | Lynn St., San Diego, CA 92105 |

For a place that's literally down the street from a T-Mobile corporate store, you would think that we would get better reception. Some time when I'm lucky I'll get 1 bar but 90% of the time, it's below two bars. LTE, 4G, 3G, hell I don't even get 2G. I've been a customer of T-Mobile for about 10years now but since we've moved into this house 5yrs ago, the reception went from okay to none at all. Even with the cellspot, it's spotty. Some time it'll work but that's rare as hell. I'm forced to use iPhones for iMessage because of this.

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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Talbot / leroy | Talbot, San Diego, CA 92106 |

Brand new 1phone 6+ on the Verizon highly touted 4g- what BS! 1-2 bars in my home, yard and most of Ptl Ob.!was using old four year old iPhone on 3G and it was FAR BETTER! Have a Ferrari riding on a go cart track! 10 years with Verizon, and this is the latest and greatest they NOW have in major metro area?? Disgust and going to dump them.

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Verizon

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Aber | Lisann, San Diego, CA 92117 |

No 4g lte. Very poor voice reception too, nearly 100% dropped calls. Reception was better a couple of years ago.

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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 998 W Mission Bay Dr., San Diego, CA 92109 |

Been here 5 days.. Getting most texts. Can not make receive phone calls. Terrible service.

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 32nd St. Navy Base San Diego | Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA 92136 |

I am not too sure why I dont get calls on my phone and since I moved from T-Mobile to Sprint, I never got to see 4G in my signal anywhere. WOW!

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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Sun Set Cliff | Point Loma Submarine Navy Base, San Diego, CA 92106 |

Please improve the reception in those place I the Navy base the reception is on and off terribly. My friends has Sprint it works great there

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Del Sol Blvd. | Palm Ave., San Diego, CA 92154 |

Poor reception, I leave by Palm ave 805 freeway n reception is just horrible have to transfer calls to my home phone

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T-Mobile

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Scripps Ranch Bordering Poway | Near Water Tower on Spring Canyon @ Pomerado Rd., San Diego, CA 92131 |

Live in Scripps Ranch and I work in Poway. The only dropped calls I've ever had have been out in the country or in the mountains. Data speeds on T-Mobile LTE are super FAST! I've seen 30+Mbps downloads and uploads are routinely 20+ Mbps. Beats the crap out of Time Warner / Road Runner. Also, T-Mobile gives me the ability to have a wi-fi hotspot with no extra charge. Streams music without a hit to your data plan and gives me free texts and unlimited calls for $50 a month. Unlimited data even after you go over the 1 gig a month plan that I pay for. It's just much slower after that. Really happy with T-Mobile, and no, I don't work for them.

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Near University of San Diego Entrance | Linda Vista Rd., San Diego, CA 92110 |

I can only get a faint signal within my apartment in the middle of Carmel Pacific Apartments. If you move away from the windows, then the call is dropped. Friends report that Verizon get good reception in the apartment, but Sprint and AT&T have terrible reception.

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