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Evanston, IL Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps

1. T-Mobile 2.4 star rating (2.4 stars | 9 Reviews)
2. Verizon 1.9 star rating (1.9 stars | 12 Reviews)
3. Sprint 1.7 star rating (1.7 stars | 6 Reviews)
4. AT&T 1.3 star rating (1.3 stars | 31 Reviews)

Total Coverage 1.7 star rating (1.7 stars | 62 Reviews)
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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Downtown Evanston, Evanston, IL 60202 |

Lousy service from Verizon in Evanston. Perhaps they do have the best network if lousy service is better than lousier service by other carriers. 😬

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Maple Ave. | Lee St., Evanston, IL 60202 |

Extremely poor reception in side the house. Had to get a microcell device.

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3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | Evanston-Skokie, Evanston, IL 60203 |

Have had ATT for many years. Signal ok in most Chicago suburban areas, but hit or miss in downtown Chicago. Customer service polite but often incompetent.

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3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | Main / Sherman, Evanston, IL 60202 |

Since June 7, 2017, reception is frequently lost - and lost completely - "no service". This has never happened. Wonder what is going on. Otherwise, I was happy with the reception over the last 2 years.

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5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | Sherman Ave. | Foster St., Evanston, IL 60201 |

Never had a call drop, crystal clear.

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3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | 2312 Thayer St., Evanston, IL 60201 |

The coverage is fairly good in downtown Chicago but it is very spotty in the northern suburbs

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0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Ridge Ave. | Main St., Evanston, IL 60202 |

Horrible! I'm frequently in the middle of a call and it just drops. Heaven forbid I'll need to call 911 some day. I probably won't have service at the time I need it. Lots of excuses from ATT and pseudo fixes. The fact is the service stinks.

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4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Church | Oak, Evanston, IL 60201 |

Mostly excellent reception and data service, with occasional glitches. Very costly service, but much better than most of these other people get, based on their reviews! Was thinking of switching to save $, but maybe not…

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2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | Howard | Custer, Evanston, IL 60202 |

In the last year I have noticed many more dropped calls and places where I'll have no bars or sometimes no service. Husband, son and I frequently don't receive each other's text messages. 3G drops to Edge frequently. But I notice that reviewers of all providers seem to be saying the same thing.

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5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | Evanston | Central and Greenbay, Evanston, IL 60201 |

I am so glad I found this website. Was about to switch to Sprint tomorrow from US Cellular. Now I will wait. I am really stressing about the change as it seems USC was the only company that people were actually happy with. I am one of those happy customers. I would have bought the damn company had I known they were selling out. Sprint says they are getting the towers from USC so I was thinking that this would be the best option. Now I am not so sure. My guess is that all the carriers cannot keep up with the huge number of smart phones hitting the US. They were caught with their towers down and now customers are paying. I don't know how USC remained so good for so long but now that is is "So Long USC', It sucks to think about and can only hope that Sprint does what they promise they will do. Improve greatly with the USC purchase.

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