Virginia Beach, VA Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps


Rating
1. Verizon 3 star rating (3 stars | 32 Reviews)
2. T-Mobile 2.9 star rating (2.9 stars | 18 Reviews)
3. Sprint 2 star rating (2 stars | 15 Reviews)
4. AT&T 1 star rating (1 stars | 23 Reviews)

Total Coverage 2.5 star rating (2.5 stars | 106 Reviews)
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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Princess Anne | Seaboard Rd., Virginia Beach, VA 23456 |

Bad reception around my home and not much better anywhere around Hampton Roads area. Lots of dropped calls around NAS.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Kempsville and Centerville Tnpk, Virginia Beach, VA 23464 |

I rated AT&T a "1 Poor" because they literally are in this are. And when I say "in this area," I don't just mean the location where my home is, but a majority of the lower Hampton Roads area. Here where I live, I have never seen even 4 bars of signal. When I go to the VB campus of TCC, you are very lucky to see even 2 bars. Most of the time in class, my phone says "no signal." It's very frustrating. Around town, I rarely see 4 bars and I've NEVER seen 5 anywhere in Virginia Beach, Norfolk, or Chesapeake. So my wife and I have agreed to dump AT&T right away. We do like AT&T for one reason - you can be on the phone and browse the Internet, look up a phone number, or use navigation all at the same time. Verizon doesn't even allow you to do that with an iPhone - yet.

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Independence Rd. | Indian River Rd., Virginia Beach, VA 23456 |

Sprint has always been marginal compared to friends with other carriers in the area. Now, with their rebuild; it's been horrible for the past few months. Customer Service will give you the run around. Completely unreliable. Do not be enticed with cheaper rates - you get what you pay for! I will change carriers as soon as I have the ETF covered.

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Verizon

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | Shore Dr., Virginia Beach, VA 23455 |

Verizon is definitely the way to go in the area. The phone works well wherever I go and even works well indoors. No complaints from me at all about the signal.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Shore Dr. , Virginia Beach, VA 23455 |

Att is very poor in the area. Next time I will get Verizon since they seem to cover everywhere. AT&T has dead spots in too many areas to feel comfortable with them.

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Verizon

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | Mount Trashmore, Virginia Beach, VA 23462 |

We visited some parks. I actually went with my parents and Verizon's reception is the best out of the areas. and USA. My Dad had Sprint and cant make calls and xcessive drop calls. Verizon works with fewest and no drop calls.

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Verizon

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | Cape Henry Lighthouse, Virginia Beach, VA 23451 |

My Mom, Dad and I went to see some attractions in Virginia Beach, and checked our Verizon phones, all 5 bars. My Dad had Sprint and he got like 0-2, My Mom's friend has AT&T and bars are 0-3, My Dad's Colleague has T-Mobile bars are 0-1. Metro and US Cellular have 0-0 bars. We have best coverage with Verizon.

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Verizon

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | Beach Sportsplex, Virginia Beach, VA 23456 |

I went to the Beach Sportsplex, and I got a call from my Dad to see where we were. I had Verizon and he had (Sprint), My Mom has Verizon and my Dad's Collegue have T-Mobile, while my mom's friend has AT&T. They looked at their phones to see how their reception was, and Sprint and T-Mobile got 0-1 bars, AT&T got 0-3, Verizon got 4-5 or 5-5. I am Verizon, reliable, clear calls. My family and I are winners.

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Verizon

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | Harrison Opera House, Virginia Beach, VA 23451 |

I like to go see different attractions and went to Harrison Opera house, and Verizon's reception is great and reliable. I would recommend anyone who likes to make phone calls to switch to Verizon.

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Verizon

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | Virginia Aquarium, Virginia Beach, VA 23451 |

Calls and reception at Virginia Aquarium is Perfect, Outstanding and awesome with Verizon. When my Dad had Sprint, he gets dropped calls excessively and he gets late texts, T-Mobile and AT&T are not good, due to like billing and Verizon is better but price is iffy, which I understand. I am willing and ready to pay money with Verizon which I Love.

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Sprint

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Mt Trashmore, Virginia Beach, VA 23452 |

Is anyone having Sprint phone issues near Mt Trashmore starting Friday 11 / 22?

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T-Mobile

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Alanton Neighborhood, Virginia Beach, VA 23454 |

Just switched from Verizon to T-mobile. have to use WIFI calling as there is no T-Mobile signal in this neighborhood.

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Verizon

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Indian River Rd. | Lynnhaven Pkwy., Virginia Beach, VA 23464 |

odd dropped call from time to time- but overall great at home and in area. Most of time I have full bars, good sound clarity, occ. echo sound (can usually eliminate by calling number again)

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Sprint

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Indian Lakes | Ferrell Pkwy. and Indian Lakes Blvd., Virginia Beach, VA 23464 |

Pretty good network in this area but other parts of 23464 not good at all.

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | First Colonial | Old Donation Dr., Virginia Beach, VA 23454 |

no reception in my house most of the time. I will have the phone in my pocket and receive a voicemail. call get dropped. I dont know if its Sprint or nas oceana but I'm stuck with Sprint for two years

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Foxfire Off of Seaboard and Princess Anne, Virginia Beach, VA 23456 |

I RARELY get reception with AT&T living in Foxfire neighborhood. If i'm downstairs, my phone constantly says "service unavailable", calls get dropped or not even received! If I go to the second floor of the house, I get reception and can have an actual conversation through calls or texts. It's so annoying having to search for reception. Boyfriend has Sprint and claims his reception is always available. I will most likely end up switching carriers!

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Sprint

3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | Laskin Rd. | First Colonial, Virginia Beach, VA 23454 |

The call quality is okay but goes in and out from time to time. The internet is terrible! Super slow and pages never load all the way. My text messages are ALWAYS delayed. The time I receive them are always at least 5 minutes or more late from the time stamp on them. I get roughly 2 to 3 bars of service throughout the day. 4 bars if I am close to Town Center.

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T-Mobile

3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | Holland Rd.And Diana Lee | Woodburne Dr., Virginia Beach, VA 23452 |

Signal strength varies between 2 to 5 bars. Says connected to 4g, depending on time of day, data speeds are very good. If home during the day on a weekday, data is good. Weeknights and weekends data speeds are intermittent. Obviously the towers get well loaded.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Bay Colony | Abingdon Rd., Virginia Beach, VA 23451 |

Hope AT&T improves. Wireless voice on iPhone 4s is unreliable at best. Have to go outside the house to even attempt to use phone. Not a new problem. Verizon iPhones work fine in same location. (Verizon land lines in same area are old and unreliable). Guess you can not win them all.

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Sprint

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | London Bridge | General Booth, Virginia Beach, VA 23456 |

Voice is great. Works perfectly except areas closer to the base. But Data connection's horrible! I've called about it and they said they're putting up towers and then gave me $15 credit. Called again and still no progress. I get no data at all in my neighborhood.

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