Omaha, NE Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps


Rating
1. Sprint 2.5 star rating (2.5 stars | 47 Reviews)
2. Verizon 2.3 star rating (2.3 stars | 44 Reviews)
3. AT&T 1.8 star rating (1.8 stars | 64 Reviews)
4. T-Mobile 0.6 star rating (0.6 stars | 28 Reviews)

Total Coverage 2 star rating (2 stars | 209 Reviews)
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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 108th and West Center, Omaha, NE 68124 |

I live at 104th and Center about 6 blocks south of Center Verizon service is terrible in this area and they have acknowledged that they can not guarantee coverage so beware!

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 60th Maple, Omaha, NE 68104 |

I spent a week trying to resolve the issue with Sprint and my cell phone. Cox told me it could be that my phone was listed in the 402 area code but not in Omaha. Turned out to be true, but Sprint denied that could be the case. I spoke with Joseph, Cesar, Loren,etc. at the main Sprint number, several people at the 114th Dodge location and people at the 90th Fort location. Sprint kept my phone and when it was returned it worked for a couple of days, then nothing. Took it back and the battery was dead and the port to recharge was also broken. These things were fine when I dropped the phone off. The phone is old but had been working fine. Strange timing. I have discarded my phone and will be looking for new service. I asked for comment cards regarding customer service and was told those had to come from the company and were done by phone and no comment cards were available. One person was willing to help if I extended my contract for two years. I can't consider extending a contract with the poor service and people who can not be trusted.

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T-Mobile

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | 120th St.West, Omaha, NE 68106 |

I just posted about my crappy T-Mobile service and realized that my pc put in 2000 as the year, the year is actually 2009. This is all current as of 10 / 03 / 2009 so do not get TMOBILE! Dan the supervisor said that he is honoring the statements that Daniel gave me just 2 days before, and that Daniel will be coached because he gave me incorrect information. I have a co-worker who moved from KC (where T-Mobile has coverage) to Omaha, it took him 3 months of documenting dropped calls before he could get out of his contract. Be leary of ever signing a contract with them. T-Mobile sold pre-paid phones at Best Buy and Walmart before the better business bureau cracked down on them. When people went to activate them, they realized that their area codes would be 816 or some other long distant number. They will lie to hold you responsible for a contract!

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T-Mobile

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | 78th St. | Dodge St., Omaha, NE 68114 |

T-Mobile claims to have service here but they do not. Their coverage map shows decent coverage in omaha but in reality they only have service on interstates and major highways (Dodge / maple / center streets) and they use AT&T's network for it. They won't roam anywhere off the major roads. TERRIBLE. And they also do not have local phone numbers. If you buy a prepaid phone from Walmart or somewhere it gives you an area code from Virgin islands or some weird place.

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AT&T

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Leavenworth | 15 St., Omaha, NE 68108 |

i just started service with AT&T and have had no dropped calls 4 or 5 bars of service all the time even in my basement apartment with no windows

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US Cellular

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 30th and Harney | Dodge and 30th, Omaha, NE 68134 |

I really wanted my Us cellular phone to work for me at work, but I have come to realize it just doesn't. When I walk down the hallway on the 3rd floor I can hear it chiming that I am entering a service area. When I look at the phone - no bars! Not good when you miss an emergency phone call and your kids have to call a neighbor. That makes you look bad for life! You can't even leave a voicemail, and if you are lucky enough to leave a vm, I can't listen to it because 'no service'. I just may go without a cell phone and forget about it for a year or two. Very discontent in Omaha.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 69th St. | Hamilton St., Omaha, NE 68132 |

Apparently when Cingular bought AT&T all they took was their name. Certainly their service is substandard.

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AT&T

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | 156th and West Center, Omaha, NE 68144 |

Trying to be dispassionate, ATT does not work in this area. It also doesn't appear to work in a variety of other Omaha areas. Ive lived in this area for 5 years and must have ATT for work and it has actually gotten worse lately, capacity? who knows. For giggles, I bought a boost / nextel phone to see if it was me or the Samsung phone I am using ( which I really like ) and the Boost / Nextel phone works flawlessly even in my basement etc.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Village Point | 168th Dodge, Omaha, NE 68118 |

I switched to AT&T to get the iphone... .Bad mistake! I rarely can make it through a call without it being dropped. Making a call from a building... .forget about it. I even have dropped calls while driving under a 2 lane overpass.

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Sprint

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | 13th and I-80, Omaha, NE 68108 |

Sprint usually delivers good reception throughout Omaha. The issues with Sprint are their lack of quality phones. Every cool phone on the market (iphone, blackberry bold, blackberry storm, etc) is not available on the Sprint network. The only decent phones they do have, they usually get them months or years afters carriers like AT&T and Verizon have had them. THIS IS INEXCUSABLE! As a customer I should not have to accept that my carrier, that I pay good money to, refuses to spend the money necessary to get the rights to the top end phones. This is the main reason that Sprint is losing thousands of customers every month. They have yet to understand that they can have the good reception and cheap rates, but with no quality phones people are going to leave. Step up Sprint, or get ready to file for bankruptcy.

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T-Mobile

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | 132nd and Dodge | N / a, Omaha, NE 68154 |

They slold me the phones and the service without ever mentioning that they do not have a 402- area code. I get my phone and it is a 660- area code. That is MO. Bad service also... T-mobile is a Joke DO NOT GET T-MOBILE.

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Nextel

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | 144th | West Center, Omaha, NE 68144 |

Perfect service from oak view area and in general around town. Using boost mobile actually. Its really rather good reception. No dropped calls in a month ( or maybe one ) which was completely different than my experience with AT&T

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US Cellular

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | 78th St. | Dodge St., Omaha, NE 68114 |

Reception is 4-5 bars most of the time. Even when I'm right next to a tower (US Cell told me where the towers were in my home area), it won't get full service, which is weird. But when I leave my home area it roams on verizon, which is the best partner to have. And if there's no Verizon available, it roams on alltel. Great roaming coverage for occasional trips.

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Sprint

3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | 78th St. | Harney St., Omaha, NE 68114 |

Get 3 bars on average. Whenever I hang up on a call, it goes out of service for a while. ???? Reception is good on interstates. Overall it's ok.

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AT&T

3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | 78th St. | Leavenworth St., Omaha, NE 68114 |

Signal bounces heavily, from 5 bars to 0 bars (but always holds a signal). Since 3G came out, it's been 1-2 bars. Before then, it was 4-5 bars. AT&T said it was a problem with the phone. Yeah, right.

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Sprint

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | 156th | Dodge, Omaha, NE 68105 |

I swtched from us cellular to Sprint and I have never dropped a call any where in omaha I drive 10 hours a day threw omaha ad surrounding areas no major issues. reception depends on quality of phone I use 3 different phones for work all Sprint I some phones get better signal than others but overall Sprint wins all the way around. No problems at all any where I have been

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Q | 90, Omaha, NE 68127 |

Have called, tried 3 different phones, asked Sprint to update, no avail. 1 bar or none, 2 maybe in the parking lot. I get 2 bars in my home with the new Instinct while my old Sanyo flip-phone got 4 bars. Sprint is going backwards.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 66th and Blondo, Omaha, NE 68104 |

I get little to no reception at home or in my neighborhood. I have to talk on speaker phone because my head filters out all of the signal. My phone also constantly switches between the Edge network and 3G, which means a dropped call every single time that happens. I know this is a dead area for most phones, but I would like to switch to a carrier with more reliable service.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 147th Dodge St. | 147th California St., Omaha, NE 68154 |

Usually, my phone will have one bar but I often see "No Service". If I do get a call, it is very choppy and usually drops. I'm switching to Verizon once the Blackberry Storm is released.

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AT&T

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | 77th and Western, Omaha, NE 68114 |

Absolutely no reception. I have to leave the neighborhood to get reception

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