Gainesville, FL Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps


Rating
1. Verizon 2.7 star rating (2.7 stars | 11 Reviews)
2. Sprint 1.9 star rating (1.9 stars | 11 Reviews)
3. AT&T 1.7 star rating (1.7 stars | 47 Reviews)
4. T-Mobile 1.5 star rating (1.5 stars | 30 Reviews)

Total Coverage 2 star rating (2 stars | 117 Reviews)
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Verizon

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | 34th St. | 8th Ave., Gainesville, FL 32605 |

I don't get reception in my house with any other carrier, just with Verizon.

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T-Mobile

3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | SW 13th St. | Wiliston, Gainesville, FL 32608 |

I am with T-Mobile since 2008. I dont have problem with calls in Gainesville, but when I go to Lake alfred / Orland, there is poor coverage. I had to put my phone next to the window. I am thinking of trying Sprint, but I dont now how good is their service is.

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T-Mobile

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Gainesville, Gainesville, FL 32607 |

Switched two years ago from ATT to T Mobil... Big mistake, there is no network at all from Williston to Archer and no signal in the Haile Plantation area.Really a safety hazard if you do not have a phone line at home if any emergency happens you will be in deep trouble.

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Sprint

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | 15th St. and 15th Ave- East Gainesville, Gainesville, FL 32641 |

I'm a Sprint user / carrier in which I have the inside home tower to avoid dropped calls at NO charge to me! But... .. In the last 24 hours I have had the worst luck with calls. I call Jacksonville on a daily basis and its been really hard trying to hear that party, because the conversation is cutting in and out. The other party has AT&T, but I'm afraid that if I switch, it won't work in this area; like Sprint. This area has old lines and not 3 or 4G compatable. I guess I'll try switching sooner than later. not 3 or 4G compatible. I have tried other carriers, so I may give AT&T a chance. Lord knows it can't hurt.

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AT&T

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Newberry Rd., Gainesville, FL 32608 |

AT&T is the worst phone company you could pay for. My IPhone is always on searching or no service inside my house. I have to drive 2 miles just to get an ok signal so I can talk to someone. AT&T just cost me a job because the guy on the phone couldn't hear me and ended up hanging up on me. Thank you so much AT&T

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T-Mobile

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Tower Rd.And SW 24TH Ave. | Tower Rd.And SW 24TH Ave., Gainesville, FL 32607 |

New T-Mobile customer, no reception at all in my house maybe 1 bar outside my door, never saw such poor service before with a US carrier. Coverage map claims "good" service in my area, and the customer service people claim I should have at least three bars at my address. I would have pointed my finger at the phone however if I manually set the carrier to AT&T I have three to four bars - if only I could use their towers.

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T-Mobile

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Gainesville, FL | 34th St.And 35th Place, Gainesville, FL 32608 |

My service with T-Mobile is terrible. Maybe it's because I am using an unlocked Iphone 3GS but I barely get any service in my room or classrooms, even if sitting next to a window. Often times I see one to two bars when I'm in class. It's only when I'm outside that I have full reception. Go figure.

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T-Mobile

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | 142nd | 225, Gainesville, FL 32609 |

I get hardly any reception in this area with T-mobile. My roommate has to use a Sprint booster for her service. I can get a signal in a couple of spots in the house, but it is sketchy.

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T-Mobile

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | Tower and Archer, Gainesville, FL 32608 |

In the last three months reception signals have been horrible. I have lots of no service on my phone and it takes forever to come back on.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Newberry | Tower Hill Rd., Gainesville, FL 32606 |

According to AT&T they have a tower that needs to be repaired but they are not sure when they are going to repair it but you can pay $199 for a microcell that works with your internet. I have 5 lines and already pay arm and a leg, now they want more money for a problem they need to fix. Their deal is that I pay them $99 dollars, they credit me $100 and then I pay them $19.99 a month for this micro cell, but I only have to keep it for a month. So let me get this straight for the privilege of using my phone, I get to pay you for one months services about $400. So that I can use my phone, and it actually stays on. But yet if I break my two year contract I pay a arm and a leg, but you can violate the contract by not providing quality service and want me to pay additional fees because you do want to spend the money to fix your stinkin tower. Now I have read the reviews on AT&T own website and just about everyone of these microcells after 8 months stop working. I have been an AT&T customer when it was Cingular but I am seriously considering leaving, seems very shady that all of a sudden there are reception issues, well I guess so if your towers are falling apart and your not fixing them meanwhile your are bleeding people dry with prices and buying extra equipment just to make their phones work.

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AT&T

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | West Side Park | Nw 34th St. and 8th Ave., Gainesville, FL 32605 |

I have experienced many dropped calls from my house. People often complain they can't hear us. Considering Verizon or Virgin but not optimistic that service will be better.

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | East of Waldo Rd., Gainesville, FL 32641 |

Sprint phone reception in ok between Main St. and I-75 but anticipate frequent dropped calls. Outside of this area it becomes very poor and strangely, it appears to be getting worse. Sprint data speeds are garbage. Do not expect to stream pandora, etc. I switched to Sprint in December 2011 because of the cheaper rates but I am more than ready to escape my contract. Unless something changes I would advise anyone in the Gainesville / Alachua county area from getting Sprint. It is not worth any savings you may be anticipating. Unfortunately I will be returning to ATT or Verison with my tail tucked...

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T-Mobile

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Sunrise Subdivision | Tower / 24, Gainesville, FL 32607 |

Dropped calls and Emergency network only are common. In fact, we often get notified that we have a voice mail the day after the message was left. Really sick of it. Looking for a new carrier but the comments on the other provides don't sound too good either. Maybe it's Gainesville and I should move.

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T-Mobile

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | University Ave. | N.W. 6th St., Gainesville, FL 32601 |

Nearly all of the time I have all towers. I've only seen the location with no towers once. No dropped calls. Great reception. I've had the service for 6 or 7 years. Relatives in Inverness. On the way there, between Gainesville and Williston, my daughter, who has ATT, has to use MY phone!

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AT&T

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | 8th Ave. | Nw 20th Terrace, Gainesville, FL 32603 |

Never had a problem with reception. Since iOS6 was released, have to go outside to use the phone at all.

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T-Mobile

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | NW 39 Ave. | NW 43rd St., Gainesville, FL 32606 |

I have been with T Mobile for more than 12 years. Moved to Gainesville, Fl 4 years ago and I cannot rely on my phone any more. I will have to move to another carrier. Bye, bye T Mobile

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | South of Williston Rd., Gainesville, FL 32608 |

It has improved slightly in the last two months, from awful to bad, but I have no confidence in the service any more. I've been with Sprint for six years this time. Two years ago, it was fine. The data service has been slower than 56k dialup at times within the last six months, which makes the "unlimited data plan" a joke. Lots of dropped calls, which my CS rep says don't happen. Text messages frequently fail until manually retried, or arrive late. After charging an extra $10 per month for "4g", which has never been available in this area, they have changed technology such that the 4g my phone uses will never be available here. CS folks are generally friendly, but they do not fix problems. This has made me decide to never take another 2-yr contract, no matter what the discount on the phone.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | NEWBERRY | 55, Gainesville, FL 32605 |

I don't receive phone calls. Phone doesn't ring. Drop calls.

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AT&T

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | 13th St. | 23rd Ave., Gainesville, FL 32609 |

I have had ATT since I started using a cellphone many years ago. Where I live now does not have good reception. I try to avoid using my cell phone in my house and have had to buy hard wired phone service to make sure I can hear a conversation properly. I pay a lot of money a month and don't even have internet. I am trying to find another carrier and cheaper plan.

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MetroPCS

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | SW 35th Pl, Gainesville, FL 32608 |

calls are clear, no dropped calls. dont now about 3G / 4G

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