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1. Verizon 1.9 star rating (1.9 stars | 76 Reviews)
2. T-Mobile 1.8 star rating (1.8 stars | 122 Reviews)
3. Sprint 1.4 star rating (1.4 stars | 138 Reviews)
4. AT&T 1.3 star rating (1.3 stars | 222 Reviews)

Total Coverage 1.6 star rating (1.6 stars | 611 Reviews)
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AT&T

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | Northwoods at Avery Ranch | Staked Plains, Austin, TX 78717 |

Had weak coverage from AT&T every place we've lived in Austin. This is just as bad. Considering buying a 3rd party repeater, but I hate the idea of a visible antenna on my roof. (My neighbors probably do, too.) Femtocells are a ridiculous joke-- pay *MORE* money to AT&T to compensate for the crappy service you are *ALREADY* paying for, and they run it over your broadband service, which you are *ALSO* paying for-- and for all that, the minutes you use still count against your PLAN! And all that depends on the stupid femtocell being able to get decent GPS signal!?!? So you have to put the friggin thing by a window, which means if you get any improvement at all, it's only in one corner of the house??!?! F**k you very much, AT&T.

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | WellsBranch, Austin, TX 78753 |

SPRINT IS CRAP- I use my phone for business and keep hanging up on clients daily which makes me loose sales and seems unprofessional. I'm dropping 50% of my calls which is bs and you can't tell me that Sprint is not aware of it or this site-will be switching to someone else after research.

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | University If Texas, Austin, TX 78712 |

I was under the impression, that when I bought my iPhone 5 I could occasionally use it. I now have a very expensive paper weight and a means of raising my blood pressure instantly. The service is worse than I've experienced with any other carrier ever, and I will be switching soon. I honestly don't see how Sprint is even a major phone company with this kind of coverage. I'd say 1 / 5 calls go through, and those aren't always audible. Seriously seriously disappointed.

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T-Mobile

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Burnet Rd. | Hwy. 183, Austin, TX 78757 |

I've had T-Mobile for about 5 years now and I haven't had many issues with reception while in Austin. Only when traveling out of Travis County I have lower signal and speeds dropped to 2G. While using my Nexus 5 and on LTE I get download speeds anywhere between 20-35mbps. So far the best speed of 38 down / 15up was in the Anderson Mill / 620 area. I'm very satisfied with the service especially for the price I'm paying.

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | East 1st, Austin, TX 78702 |

I have been experiencing dropped calls and trouble sending text messages. It seems no matter where I am in Austin I am almost always roaming. Thank goodness for wifi! Otherwise I would get absolutely no use from my iphone5! I am paying for LTE, why isn't it ever available???

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Wells Branch, Austin, TX 78728 |

Really hate Sprint Data speed.. says LTE but slower than T-Mobile 4G... I

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Burnet and 183, Austin, TX 78757 |

Unlimited data yes, but it's unusuable. Looking to go to verizon. AT&T is bad, I hear T-Mobile hs gotten bad.

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T-Mobile

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 4613 Sojourner St. , Austin, TX 78725 |

I have T-Mobile and the service is unreliable! I have iPhone 5s I looked on T-Mobile and it says on T-Mobile website I have 4G LTE where I live but only get E coverage and it shows 4G but it goes back and forward to 4G one bar to E coverage eventually! I have few drop calls :(

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Sprint

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Hidden Hollow | Hart Lane and Spicewood Springs, Austin, TX 78731 |

Sprint map show our house as having full 3G coverage. However, the phones in our house are roaming. Wish we knew who was covering it.

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 183 and Anderson Mill Rd., Austin, TX 78750 |

Coverage map shows 4g, but 3g barely works. If I didn't have WiFi, the phone would be a brick. Was getting 4g at work near zilker and Mopac, 3g barely works there too.

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