Charlotte, NC Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps


Rating
1. T-Mobile 2.2 star rating (2.2 stars | 19 Reviews)
2. Verizon 1.9 star rating (1.9 stars | 73 Reviews)
3. Sprint 1.6 star rating (1.6 stars | 55 Reviews)
4. AT&T 1.3 star rating (1.3 stars | 94 Reviews)

Total Coverage 1.8 star rating (1.8 stars | 285 Reviews)
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AT&T

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Wendover Rd.(3miles), Charlotte, NC 28210 |

there are about 3 mile in which Wendover, Sharon and the SouthPark area have horrible connections. Surely one tower along this route would help solve this issue. We are located well-within the city!

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AT&T

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Myers Park | Entire Neighborhood, Charlotte, NC 28210 |

Even with bars flicking from 1 to Full, as soon as I enter Myers Park at Colony by H.S., or Sharon Rd / Sharon Lane intersection, I cannot make a call; I lose my call; or I can hear the person I called and they cannot hear me at all. I have reported this area to Cingular for four years. It seems to be getting worse. The reception in my Southpark home (Giverny) is also bad - - so much so that I had to get a land line for my business. I can hear them, but they say I am breaking up - - all this with Full Bars! I just am dumbfounded that we have to pay over $100 for substandard service. How is that possible?

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Qwest

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Little Rock Rd / airport | Pawtucket, Charlotte, NC 28214 |

I have Suncom I RARELY have any bars inside my house and cannot make a call go thru the first time. I have constant dropped calls. I just moved here from Mt. Holly and never had ANY problems there. I don't know if it's is because cell towers are scarce due to the airport nearby or what.

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Verizon

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | Yorkmont Rd., Charlotte, NC 28217 |

Not at all good. OK in the street. But who wants to stand in the street to hold a cell phone conversation?

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Verizon

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | Penmore Lane | Highland Glen Dr., Charlotte, NC 28269 |

We normally get zero to three bars of reception. There are times when we cannot get reception and must go outside to complete a call. As I write this now I am getting two bars. I would like to see an additional tower placed in the HIghland Creek community.

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Alltel

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | Rivergate Shopping Center | NC 49 and NC 160, Charlotte, NC 28278 |

Recently shopped with a friend at the new shopping center, Rivergate. We were in Target. I had full bars and great call quality with my Alltel phone. She had 1 bar on her Verizon phone. She could not hold a call to her husband. Eventually she had to use my Alltel phone to call him back. America's most reliable network, my a*s. Alltel has ben wonderful all around Chalotte and when I travel. They are much more inexpensive then Verizon and apparently "more reliable."

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AT&T

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Clarke Creek Parkway, CrossPoint Townhomes, Charlotte, NC 28269 |

I just moved to CrossPointe. I get no reception in my house and an occasional bar when I go outside and rotate like an antenna. Sounds like Highland Creek is a problem. Does anyone get reception?

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Providence | Fairview Rd., Charlotte, NC 28226 |

Reception really sucks at the corner or Providence and Fairview Road, have called Cingular, they said they would fix the problem if more users called in and asked for a problem ticket to be submitted for Providence and Fairview and several parts of Sharon Road.

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Alltel

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | Monroe Rd., Charlotte, NC 28270 |

alltel is awesome... i have used Cingular and Verizon and Cingular was horrible in charlotte and indian trail, nc. Verizon was good... but Alltel is the best thing ever.

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AT&T

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Uptown and 6 Miles From Uptown, Charlotte, NC 28211 |

Cingular. One dropped call a day. Guaranteed. That should be their revised slogan. The lucky many get more than one call dropped a day. And the very lucky few get more calls dropped per hour. The other odd thing is almost all the calls that get dropped, get dropped when I have 4 bars (highest). That makes absolutely no sense. Why did my call get dropped? because I had low reception? I had a low signal? I don't think so. I had 3-4 bars. Unless those stupid bars of reception mean absolutely nothing. A placebo to make the customer feel all warm and fuzzy inside.

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Verizon

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Stoney Creek Develp. | Prosperity Church Rd., Charlotte, NC 28269 |

service out here is cool all thought it is kinda hard to send pics sometimes but over all Verizon wireless is good

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Virgin Mobile

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Anywhere In Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28214 |

I get good reception practically everywhere. I like the service. I just wished they offered roll-over minutes / text and a family plan.

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Sardis | Sardis, Charlotte, NC 28211 |

Reception is terrible. I moved here from Boston, where my coverage with Sprint was fine, but here in Charlotte it is horrible. Literally, I go through at least 5 dropped calls per day. Can't be on the phone for more than 10 minutes without the signal fading. Called today to try to get out of my contract, and the guy at Sprint said it was beause my phone was old. Didn't have much of a comeback when I said it worked fine in Boston for 2 years, so perhaps it WAS the coverage. Anyway, they won't let me out of the contract. even I lost the signal twice on the call to cancel, and they still wouldn't listen. While I'm here, I'd like to share that Sprint has far and away the worst customer service of any company - phone or otherwise - that I have ever seen in my life. They border on evil. They make the DMV look like the Maitre'D at the Ritz Carlton. Avoid them at all costs. Verizon and Alltel appear to offer the best coverage in Charlotte.

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Holly Huntersville, Charlotte, NC 28216 |

I have one or two bars... rarely three. And sometimes even with 3 bars I drop calls. Sprint reception is the worst! Not to mention I can barely use it in my home.

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Verizon

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | South Blvd.Pink Building, Charlotte, NC 28205 |

I can use mine in the elevator... never had a dropped call in this area!

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Brickleberry Lane, Charlotte, NC 28262 |

The Worst reception for Cingular in this area. I never had the idea of what bad reception means back in atlanta. This place sucks.

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Sprint

3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | Idlewild | Margaret Wallace, Charlotte, NC 28227 |

sprint in uptown is good reception. can usually even get a signal inside my bldg. home it drops to like 3 bars... and every time a plane flies over my house my calls drop. can be downstairs and get lousy reception... with fading and dead spots in my calls... go upstairs and it is better, but still drops my calls.

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Dilworth Baptist Church | McDonald Ave. / Ideal Way, Charlotte, NC 28203 |

Sprint reception in this area is horrible. I cannot have any phone converstations from home, always have to use Landline. Yet, going towards South blvd the reception increases to 4 bars within 4 blocks. Seems like a technical glitch that can be fixed by Sprint it they tried.

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Alltel

3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | Brookshire Freeway | Independence Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28212 |

Alltel has been great I have no real complaints. The rates are the best! The one thing I notice is I will usually drop a call where Independence meets the Brookshire freeway. When I dial right back the call always goes through so it might be a cell that's not doing a proper hand off.

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Providence and Fairview, Charlotte, NC 28211 |

I commute to Uptown daily via Providence Rd.and there are huge dead spots where I have no bars. My service is fine when I am at home, but there is clearly no cell towers around the corridor to uptown.

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