New York, NY Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps


Rating
1. Verizon 3.2 star rating (3.2 stars | 100 Reviews)
2. Sprint 2.2 star rating (2.2 stars | 65 Reviews)
3. T-Mobile 1.9 star rating (1.9 stars | 149 Reviews)
4. AT&T 1.8 star rating (1.8 stars | 189 Reviews)

Total Coverage 2.1 star rating (2.1 stars | 557 Reviews)
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Sprint

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Throughout NYC, New York, NY 10019 |

My 3 yr old phone died last night and I'm sitting here exploring whether or not to upgrade and switch carriers. I can see others experience is negative, so I'll keep my carrier. Much seems to have happened in the last 3 years because coverage on my personal phone has improved dramatically since I switched to Sprint. Hope that helps anyone landing here, you all helped me decide to keep my carrier. Its important you also check signal access and coverage and your phone's capabilities before switching. Where I live I have access to many carriers. Where I work, only 2 carriers provide coverage to the 40th fl where I work. You can find what coverage is like in your area online (this site) or via apps. Then there's the phone, the older phones with older technology dont work well on newer equipment. So though I'm staying with my carrier I am buying a relatively newer phone (NOT an iPhone) in order to continue my cellular bliss!

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Sprint

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Throughout NYC, New York, NY 10019 |

My 3 yr old phone died last night and I'm sitting here exploring whether or not to upgrade and switch carriers. I can see others experience is negative, so I'll keep my carrier. Much seems to have happened in the last 3 years because coverage on my personal phone has improved dramatically since I switched to Sprint. Hope that helps anyone landing here, you all helped me decide to keep my carrier.

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US Cellular

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 254 W. 87th St. | 87th St. and Broadway, New York, NY 10024 |

I do not get good service, I have been with T-Mobile for more than 10 years and will be leaving this company as soon as I pay off the Samsung blaze that I have. I can't stress enough how much I hate this company.

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T-Mobile

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Govenors Island, NY, New York, NY 10001 |

You guys are spoiled brats. Everything must be now, perfect, a dedicated pipeline only for your data. Earth to sheep, most of other countries have service prices set extremely high and coverage is nonexistent. Stop the whining brats, when the stuff hits the fan I want to see people appreciate your luxuries

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T-Mobile

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | 129st Ny, New York, NY 10027 |

I have metro PCS in the city but when I used to go to mynephews house uupstate I use to get 2g edge speeds but now I get 4g speeds T-Mobile must have improved their coverage or network upstate it seems to have gotten better

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AT&T

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Madison Square Park, New York, NY 10016 |

I've been with both TMobile and AT&T in the last year. The latter has been superior in both call quality and coverage. I used to drop signal completely whenever I entered a building on TM service, and despite the unlimited plan it seemed overly throttled. With AT&T I haven't had any issues anywhere and I get 4G LTE service throughout the entire city with no drop spots that I've noticed. LTE is faster than my home wifi (but that's Time Warner so obviously it's not great anyway). It could just be the phone though. My hubby has a Verizon iPhone. When we get the same text message from a mutual friend, mine will come in between 30 seconds to 2 minutes earlier, and most of our friends are on Verizon too. Make of that what you will. I just dislike AT&T prices, but you get what you pay for. All these unlimited plans look too good to be true, and so far IMHO they are.

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Downtown Bowling Green Nyc, New York, NY 10004 |

Sprint is absoultely the worst. Unlimited data for unusable service. Internet speeds are slow to non existent. Calls cannot be made inside a building. Calls get dropped all the time when inside a building or anywhere indoors. Please do not fall for sprint's unlimited deception. Anyone that gives Sprint a good review is probably sprint's upperanagement or somewhat related to the ownership of sprint. Obviously Sprint has no morals behind their business. How can you charge your customers a bill every month when you cannot use the service? This is straight robbery and a crime.

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T-Mobile

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | 1 New York Plaza, New York, NY 10013 |

Sprint fails to connect and goes in and out of mobile data. Sporadically it used to get 4G but lately has been 3G only which is erratic, sometimes losing internet completely till phone is rebooted. Calls are not strong and results in struggle to broken conversations

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Sprint

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | 242 St., New York, NY 10039 |

Data coverage is pretty good I get LTE most places outside sometimes 3G but otherwise pretty good although call coverage is outrageous it's like I only paid for data. I just can't get any calling reception 60% of the time they are dropped

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Sprint

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | 50th and 6th, New York, NY 10019 |

My phone is basically useless inside buildings. I'm forced to either use my office phone or head outside to the street to make a call. I've also noticed recently the "red x" next to reception icon on my phone when trying to make calls / send texts while outside. I'm unable to use my phone for a good 30 minutes whenever this happens. My GF has Verizon and experiences none of these issues.

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Upper East Side , New York, NY 10028 |

Always an issue at least every week, I work on the upper wast side forget it, Im lucky if I get 1 bar 3g inside my office

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T-Mobile

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | 149 St.In Convent, New York, NY 10025 |

Urrrrrg I HATE tmobile. T-Mobile is so bad I got an black berry z10 which is SUPPOSED to have ultra fast LTE speeds I have (edge) every where I go 1 bar exsept for I get 4g sometimes and sometimes (very rare) I get LTE but never near my house when I'm in the elevator atnt,verizon,sprint,virgin,us cellular and much more get 5 bars LTE while I have no service even my mom who has cricket gets 4 bars 4g I'm soooo angry I'm making this review with my friends Verizon iPhone 4s because mine takes over a day to post!😭😭😭😭😭😭😭

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MetroPCS

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | 99 In Riverside , New York, NY 10025 |

Metro PCS IS SOOOOO BAD I have no service everywhere in my building I've had my Samsung galaxy s3 for over 6 months now and the most I've ever had was 1 bar 3G I have no service 50% of the time my phones supposed to have LTE speed but I've never had it! I'm switching to Verizon very soon. I'm sooo mad I missed out on so many opportunities because of THIS DARN NETWORK if you are getting metro PCS u have made a huge mistake

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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Madison Ave. | 25th Sreet, New York, NY 10010 |

I am on the 15th floor of our office on madison ave and 25th street. I never got good the 4G coverage. When contacted giving my coordinats to the Verizon supprt they ask me to use the wifi in my office. horrible service some times can not even recieve calls for get about data... .

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Verizon

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | Broadway | Riverside , New York, NY 10031 |

I have Verizon and it works perfectly! I have 3g 80% of the time! Sometimes is goes dow to 1x but not often I always have 5 bars 3g in my house while my friends who are atnt costomers always have 1 or 2 bars 3g I highly recomend switching to verizon

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US Cellular

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | 13 St.And 2 Ave. , New York, NY 10001 |

Costly plan and the damn phone (Internet) and calls never work. Very frustrating. Switched from Sprint to Verizon and regret it dearly...

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | York Ave. | 70th St., New York, NY 10021 |

AT&T reception here is awful. Call quality is very poor. The person at the other end of the line sounds like he's at the bottom of a fish tank. Calls are dropped very frequently--in fact, I've gotten so used to it that I take it for granted and don't get upset anymore. People text me and often wonder why I don't respond sooner. I usually get just two bars.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Penn Station, New York, NY 10001 |

My work uses AT&T as our wireless carrier and for years I have been unable to get usable reception at Penn Station. Honestly, I think AT&T is throttling users here unless they are on high end data plans.

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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Lincoln Center | 64th St. @ Broadway, New York, NY 10023 |

I noticed that overall, the service is getting worse. Either too many users or not enough towers and / or servers to handle the rapid population increase. Verizon's coverage map is NOT a true representation of their service coverage.

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AT&T

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | 3 WFC | Vesey St. and West St., New York, NY 10285 |

The 3G signal is strong. I haven't had any problems with data or voice inside building. Not sure how 4G LTE will be when I upgrade.

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