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1. Verizon 2.1 star rating (2.1 stars | 68 Reviews)
2. T-Mobile 1.8 star rating (1.8 stars | 117 Reviews)
3. Sprint 1.5 star rating (1.5 stars | 134 Reviews)
4. AT&T 1.3 star rating (1.3 stars | 210 Reviews)

Total Coverage 1.6 star rating (1.6 stars | 582 Reviews)
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Verizon

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | Scofield Pkwy. and Mopac Expressway, Austin, TX 78727 |

I left AT&T Wireless as their service in the 78727 was spotty and I found I was missing every other call. I switched to VERIZON Wireless - what a great service. Calls never get dropped, clarity is perfect, network stable and dependable. I actually pay $5 less per month with Verizon than I paid AT&T. Very happy with Verizon - havent had any issues or dropped calls

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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Dean Keaton, Austin, TX 78705 |

The good: Voice talk and text was good. Voice talk wasn't perfect, but good enough..better than Tmobile. The bad: Weak signal for data. At work, I missed a video conference because my signal was to weak. I didn't have this issue with Tmobile(my previous provider) at the exact same location. Retail stores are horrible- I went to the North Lamar Verizon store location and the service was horrible. In addition, the store was run down and only had a few phones on display. T-Mobile beats the retail by far. For the $50.00 difference in cost on montly bills, I switched back to Tmobile. T-Mobile has a lesser talk quality, but as far as everything else goes T-Mobile is just as good and significantly less expensive.

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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Merrilltown Dr. | Merrilltown and MoPac, Austin, TX 78728 |

Have almost no reception in buildings upstairs or down. Had to purchase an antenna and signal booster to get one or sometimes two bars. Usually I can get a signal outdoors. I Our phones are a Apple 5s and an LG. I used to have an old US Cellular Motorola flip phone which worked well here, but we upgraded and changed service providers and have had a bad connetion ever since.

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 35 / 45, Austin, TX 78728 |

Brand new note 4 in a supposed best area on map and I get tossed into 3g all day, with occasional drops in coverage completely. I renewed for Spark, which when it does work, is no faster than 4g on my old note 2.. how they can run their business like this and not be sued for massive fraud is beyond me..

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Sprint

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | E Riverside | Grove Blvd., Austin, TX 78741 |

Have tried to use service all over Austin, and can make a call about 20% of the time. Cancelled service, and received another bill for $96 AFTER service was cancelled... $91 for "service" plus late fee. Payments while service was actually on were on automatic payments, and were never late. Sprint rep advised me that porting number would cancel service- now Sprint says that information is wrong, and tough luck- pay the bill. I paid $91 a month for 2 years, and was barely able to use the phone.

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Verizon

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | Apache Shores | General Williamson and 620 , Austin, TX 78734 |

No problem with reception. Just wish that Verizon customer service did not suck so badly. Whenever I go into a Verizon brick / mortar location I fell like I've stepped onto a used car lot. No one seems to know the products and forget about trying to get a faulty phone fixed. It's always sell, sell, sell. If I could guarantee reception with another carrier I would kick Verizon to the curb.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Frost Bank Tower Area | Congress Ave, Downtown Austin , Austin, TX 78701 |

I have had AT&T or its successor since 1996. Coverage seems to have degraded in Austin recently. People cannot hear me on my phone on a regular basis. I highly recommend going with another provider. My second iPhone 6 has not improved the situation.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Frost Bank Tower Area | Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701 |

At times, people cannot hear me at all. I hear them fine. It depends on where I am driving. SW Austin has known dead-spots and I have lived with this a long time. Driving downtown on business calls is wholly unsatisfactory - my reception to people going in and out depending on where I turn my vehicle. It projects a feeble and weak business posture to field business calls on a phone where people can't hear you. I am trying to switch to another carrier. My second iPhone 6 has not fixed the problem.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Duval | 42nd, Austin, TX 78751 |

I am in house and ideal location (open location no big buildings not many trees, neighborhood with spread out small wooden houses, central city location) 4G reception. I am getting one bar to two bars most of the time. Am new here and have not tested GPS but I doubt it is going to be useful and am on this website today looking at different carriers. Am really disappointed to see what poor coverage all the carriers are giving in a progressive city, like Austin. Sounds like Austinites ought to stand up and force the issue.

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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Mueller, Austin, TX 78723 |

Get junk service in my apartment with an extender. Constant dropped calls or the calls just don't come through. If it weren't for wifi my phone would be useless at home. It is SO frustrating! I don't know that anything would work better. We got amazing service in Houston, what's the deal Verizon?!?

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