Write a Review

Found Us Helpful? Please Write a Review.

Austin, TX Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps


Rating
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 | 221 Reviews)

Total Coverage 1.6 star rating (1.6 stars | 610 Reviews)
Towers
Verizon Towers
T-Mobile Towers
Sprint Towers
AT&T Towers

All Towers


AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 2nd and Guadalupe, Austin, TX 78701 |

Reception sucks in this area inside buildings. Better outside.

Was this review helpful to you?


Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | NW Hills | Greystone / Mesa, Austin, TX 78731 |

Like another Sprint user mentioned earlier, I never had any problems with Sprint at my home in NW Hills until around March 2006 -- now, up to 1 / 2 of the calls my wife and I make get dropped! I can't begin to tell you how frustrating it is. I'm willing to pay the penalty to get out of our contract, but it looks like T-Mobile is the only carrier with decent reviews in NW Hills, and I've heard they have problems elsewhere in town. :-(

Was this review helpful to you?


AT&T

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Exposition | Windsor, Austin, TX 78703 |

I am so frustrated, because 9 times out of 10 I cannot dial out on my phone when calling from home. When driving in Austin it's spotty just about everywhere. But where I need it most is at home and the service is so lousy and all I get is a recording saying my call cannot be connected at this time. Well what am I going to do if there's an emergency?! I pay lots of money to Cingular each month and for what?! This is such a rip off and it sucks that I'm locked into a contract with them for a service that doesn't work.

Was this review helpful to you?


AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Slaughter | MOPAC, Austin, TX 78749 |

On the way from work all along 290 / 71 West and to MOPAC south from there HORRIBLE reception. During the 20 minute car ride, I drop between 4 and 8 calls - depending how patient I am with calling back as it gets frustrating beyond belief. I am dropping Cingular at the end of the contract, but who I am going to get when everyone seems to have POOR reception?

Was this review helpful to you?


T-Mobile

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Rabb Rd. and Wilke, Austin, TX 78704 |

Had ATT&T and it was the BEST. When they merged with Cingular the quality of cell coverage was absolutely horrible! Switched to T-Mobile. Theirs isn't much better. I can stand in the same spot and watch my reception go from full to non-existant... dropping the call then full reception comes back... .all without ever moving! This happens in several spots around town. Contract is over in 2 months! Thinking Sprint or Verizon at that point.

Was this review helpful to you?





AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Davis Lane | Copano, Austin, TX 78749 |

Usually takes 2 to 3 tries to get an outgoing call to work. Reception is horrible unless I stand near my back door where the quality is tolerable - anywhere else in the house doesn't work at all. The sad thing is I have better reception now than in my last house near Oak Hill.

Was this review helpful to you?


Sprint

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Morado Cove | Jollyville, Austin, TX 78759 |

I've been a Sprint customer for six years and reception has been consistently good. Calls frequently get dropped at the 183 / Mopac interchange and at 2222 / Mopac. For the most part reception has been reliable.

Was this review helpful to you?


AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 183 Corridor, Austin, TX 78717 |

I just moved to Austin from Colorado Springs There Cingular was decent with some but acceptavle dropped calls, but the thing is that places were that was happening were predictable Around Austin it is horrible, the bars are dancing up and down (mostly down) and I get no reception in many places The worst is that sometimes I see 5 bars but as soon as I try to place or answer a call boom, zero... gone! I have 4 more months on my contract and then asta la vista baby cingular

Was this review helpful to you?


AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Circle C, La Crosse | Dahlgreen, Austin, TX 78739 |

cropped calls at 360 and Mopac. People tell me I sound like I am talking with marbles in my mouth whenever I talk and drive on Mopac. After 3 treo 650's, maybe it's not the phone, but the carrier responsible for most of my reception issues.

Was this review helpful to you?


T-Mobile

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | 9900 Quail Blvd., Austin, TX 78758 |

i wanted to know if you guys sell the cable cord that connects my phone to the computer... .because if you do I want to buy that cord today... ... ... .if you guys sell it.

Was this review helpful to you?



Not enough? Search the Neighborhood!


Enter your zip code and we'll pull up reviews in surrounding areas. We know you don't just sit at home.



Found Us Useful? Help Us Out -- Write a Review!


This site wouldn't be possible without contributions from people like you. If you found us helpful, please take a moment and leave a review to help others. Thank you!


All fields in bold must be completed.

Carrier:

AT&T
Sprint
T-Mobile
Verizon
Cellular One
Cricket
MetroPCS
US Cellular


Zip Code:

Where is the location of your review?


Location or Major Street:

Enter location of review. (ie: Landmark, building, major roads, etc.)


Major Street 2:

For intersections. Enter major cross streets in Street 1 and Street 2.


Rating:

How would you rate your reception?
Rating: 5 of 5 - Perfect
Rating: 4 of 5 - Good
Rating: 3 of 5 - Average
Rating: 2 of 5 - Below Average
Rating: 1 of 5 - Poor
Rating: 0 of 5 - No Reception


Comments:

Must contain at least 20 words.


Phone Model:

What phone model did you use to test reception?