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South Lake Tahoe, CA Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps

1. AT&T 1.7 star rating (1.7 stars | 15 Reviews)
2. T-Mobile 1.6 star rating (1.6 stars | 5 Reviews)
3. Sprint 1.4 star rating (1.4 stars | 5 Reviews)
4. Verizon 1 star rating (1 stars | 10 Reviews)

Total Coverage 1.4 star rating (1.4 stars | 38 Reviews)
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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Upper Truckee , South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 |

We are only here a few times a year but this year our cell phone service has been terrible. Cannot connect and no service is all I get. Have to walk around to get a connection. Disappointing service.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Margaret St. | D St., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 |

Att coverage seemed much better years ago. They were the best in town. However in the past several years it seems that they have not made any improvements in service. In fact it does not seem a good as it was in the past

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Winnemucca Ave. | Hwy. 50, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 |

This year, 2017, the cell reception for AT&T has been worse than terrible. I've called for support a few times and always get the same response. "Gee, we haven't had anyone else say it's bad." Total BS, because the newspaper has even printed a column on how bad the cell reception is now, and I know plenty of other people that have called with issues. I try to make a call and my phone says, Call Failed. When I do get a call it drops after 15 seconds, or I miss calls altogether. AT&T SUCKS

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0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Julie Lane | The Y, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 |

10-15 years ago ATT wad the carrier to have. It worked just about everywhere. Now, everyone we go up, which is often, the signal gets worse if it's there at all. VERY FRUSTRATING! I shouldn't have to drive around looking for signals or walk down the street in every home we stay at. I hear Verizon is better now... why the fail?

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Tahoe Keys, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 |

Having been with AT&T for years and being frustrated with the service getting worse and worse (instead of better and better), I spoke to Verizon customer service and was assured twice (three times if you count the folks in the Carson store) that Verizon provides 4GLTE coverage at my address. After buying 3 new iPhones from Verizon and switching service, I find that is not the case. Calls drop constantly in my house (I can see the Verizon tower if I go unto my roof), wifi calling is unreliable, data won't connect anywhere. Today I called Verizon technical support where a very nice and honest representative told me that the Keys is a known "marginal coverage area" and they have no plan in place to improve that. Guess I'll be trying Sprint next.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 1102 Tomahawk Ln., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 |

Horrible reception in the last year. Cell tower went down and its never been the same. Just tried a call outside and it was dropped three times. Called someone earlier and I tried not to move. Dropped it again. Poor customer service. They just pass you off from person to person. It's 2017, not 1917. AT&T is a Joke.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Pioneer Trail and Hiway 50, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96155 |

Not sure what ATT is now doing. They can't hide behind snow and weather because we are in the summer months. Here at home I use wifi calling because cell service quality and signal strength are all over the map. In talking with ATT their customer service people seem well intended but their information about coverage and known issues is erroneous at best. I can call several times in one day and get different answers to the problem. That just tells me they really have no idea what's going on here. If I kept track of outages and service issues and billed ATT back for failing to deliver service I would owe them virtually nothing on a monthly basis.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Lake Tahoe Blvd. | Ski Run Rd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 |

Verizon has a major and ongoing problem in this area, especially with data. This has been going on for several years now. Signal levels are low and fluctuate, and phones will jump from 1X to LTE and back again. Internet connections are useless and call reception is spotty. After working for over an hour with their techs to try to locate the problem they finally confirmed that there is a known issue here, likely with tower placement. AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile are all fine.

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0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Pioneer Trail | High Meadow Trail, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 |

Absolutely No Signal thru out this area I rely on my I have good reception in Hawaii in the middle of the ocean now on Mainland no signal!?

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0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Wasabe Dr.And Hwy. 89 | Meyers, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 |

In the house: no reception, no internet, no text. Out in the street: sometimes I can make a call, but that's it! My mother has Verizon and her phone works perfectly for voice calls, but no internet or text. My step dad has ATT and he can make voice calls also, but they often drop out shortly after he answers a call. No internet or text.

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