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New York, NY Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps


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1. Verizon 3.1 star rating (3.1 stars | 104 Reviews)
2. Sprint 2.1 star rating (2.1 stars | 71 Reviews)
3. T-Mobile 1.9 star rating (1.9 stars | 153 Reviews)
4. AT&T 1.8 star rating (1.8 stars | 190 Reviews)

Total Coverage 2.1 star rating (2.1 stars | 572 Reviews)
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Sprint

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | 85 Broad St.26th Floor | Bridge St., New York, NY 10004 |

Front of building (Facing West) is horrible. I cannot get a signal at all. Ugh...

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Verizon

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Broadway and 50th, New York, NY 10019 |

Verizon is great- live in queens and work in midtown. no dropped calls, data is fast enough and dependable.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Penn Station, NYC | 33rd and 8th Ave., New York, NY 10001 |

I don't know what happened but my iPhone 3GS has poor reception in NY Penn Station now. The phone will say 3G is connected but all apps can't fin an internet connection 80% of the time. Edge connection is alittle better, connection happens 50% of the time. Voice / SMS happens about 50% of the time. AT&T needs to improve their reception or I am moving to another carrier.

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Sprint

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | 51st | 10th and 11th Ave., New York, NY 10019 |

I have been with Sprint for 5 years. Never had any issues. For the last 4 MONTHS in my apartment: I have had so MANY dropped calls in my apartment(even near windows), occasional delayed texts, occasions where voice mails just pop up without the phone ever ringing at times up to 2-3 hrs later after the missed call. Data is faster early in the morning and after 7 / 8pm. Outdoor and indoor coverage (in most large buildings) is excellent otherwise for calls / texts (sometimes roaming; but it's free). I guess i'm just in a bad spot in my neighborhood.

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Sprint

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | Wall St. | Broadway, New York, NY 10286 |

Horrible data connection. After 5pm data connection works but before 5pm connection is horrible.

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T-Mobile

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Madison Ave. | 118th / 119th, New York, NY 10035 |

Tmobile service is non-existent as soon as I walk into my building. When I lived 3 blocks away, I had full bars in the entire apt.

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T-Mobile

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | 52 and 6th, New York, NY 10020 |

Tmobile 4G. I have zero reception 95% of the time in midtown NYC. I also have a Verizon blackberry on 3G network and that works great at the same location.

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 37th ST and 7th Ave., New York, NY 10018 |

Barely get 3g service here. Service is bad inside and outside.

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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 6th Ave. | 45th and 46th, New York, NY 10036 |

voice is OK. Data is useless here. I am on the 11th floor near the window. Most of the time during 9 - 5, there is no data connection. If there is one, the connection speed is 3G rather than 4G.

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T-Mobile

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | 18th St. | Between 5th-6th Ave., New York, NY 10011 |

T-mobile offers without a doubt the worst service available. Do not sign up with them, they are unhelpful, unprofessional and liars! I have absolutely no coverage in my own appartment. Such service is unacceptable from any self proclaimed cell phone company.

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T-Mobile

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | 76th West | Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY 10023 |

The reception is very poor around the city. I've been having difficulties in the past few days all around the city, including Union Square and East Village areas.

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Lower East Side, New York, NY 10038 |

i signed up with Sprint to buy an iphone 9 months ago..im not trying to complain but I understand why people say horrible stuff about them..there customer care agents dont know jack..trying to get credits (when you deserve them) is impossible..when I call into customer care they like to talk down to me and try to say that I'm the problem and Sprint service is not..i have no clue how Sprint is still in business..they have horrible service..i get no service..i have to move around my apartment to get service..during the hurricane it was horrible..sprint was no help..when my contract is up I'm out..

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Verizon

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | 86th | 5th, New York, NY 10028 |

Always great reception, even through hurricanes and Nor'easters. Never a problem anywhere in Manhattan, Westchester, Long Island, or Vermont.

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Sprint

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | 200 Vesey St., New York, NY 10282 |

Sprint is an Absolutely useless service. Their coverage maps are wrong. Come to Battery park and check the signal. See if you get anything more than a bar. God forbid you should connect to 3G.

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Sprint

3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | 49th and Park Ave. | NewYork Ny 10171, New York, NY 10171 |

Calls Are Great here at the Office just data can be slow. speeds up after 7pm

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Times Square, NYC | Broadway B / t West 43rd and 44th Streets, New York, NY 10036 |

What happened? When the iPhone 5 came out in October I was so happy to finally have signal. Inside my office wasn't very strong but it worked and was reliable. Suddenly in mid-November 2012 it cut off! I'm talking NO SERVICE or a baby bump but receiving data would time out. It's like somebody hit a switch :((

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T-Mobile

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | East 26th St. | 1st Ave., New York, NY 10016 |

Tmobile has horrible service. I have to go outside on the corner to get coverage. Many complaints about sketchy service, but no improvements. Verizon and Sprint are only providers that work throughout the entire building.

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Sprint

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | Broadway | 135th St., New York, NY 10031 |

I get coverage whenever I am outside. But as soon as I step into a building, it goes downhill from there.

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Verizon

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | Mid 70's WEA, New York, NY 10023 |

Iphone 4S many many dropped calls -- even standing beside window..also right outside the building. Verizon said "yes the area you are in has marginal cell coverage" VZ recommended a cell phone extender for $250! Said they are limited in the number of cell towers by NYC regulations - which I think is NOT true! I am thing about switching carriers -- maybe VZ in manhattan is just too popular so after 20+ years I may just make the switch!

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T-Mobile

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Riverside | 88th, New York, NY 10024 |

I live in UWS and both my boyfriend and I have T-mobile. The coverage in the apartment is bad -- most of the time, the person I'm talking to can't hear me or I can't hear them and the call drops in 10min.

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