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Milwaukee, WI Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps


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1. T-Mobile 2.6 star rating (2.6 stars | 23 Reviews)
2. Sprint 2.1 star rating (2.1 stars | 29 Reviews)
3. Verizon 1.9 star rating (1.9 stars | 39 Reviews)
4. AT&T 1.7 star rating (1.7 stars | 47 Reviews)

Total Coverage 2.2 star rating (2.2 stars | 169 Reviews)
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Sprint

3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | Bayside | Brown Deer and Port Wash, Milwaukee, WI 53217 |

Most places I get decent reception. My phone hooks on to WiFi which is a must have feature as data rates are Sloooow. 4G is nonexistent. BTW, went to Houston and was blown away by what 4G COULD do. Am looking for another carrier but reviews here make it look as if they are all crooks.

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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | River West Townsend and Bremen, Milwaukee, WI 53212 |

Intermittent call dropping / failure to ring while I am inside. If I go outside or sit right by a window I get one bar.

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Oklahoma Ave. | Chase Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53207 |

Get dropped calls all the time in my house and not made of concrete. Even if I sit by my living room windows, still get dropped calls or I can't even make calls if I am in my house. Have to go outside to talk. Called Sprint and they said a tower is down with no eta for repairs. I have been hearing this for the past 2 yrs now. Now it's contract renewal time and I am still told the same issues. Goodbye Sprint and hello T-Mobile.

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | South 63rd | Lincoln Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53219 |

Reception is a continual struggle. Very poor reception in the house and often poor reception outside. Right now getting 0-2 bars and I cannot make or receive calls in my own kitchen next to the window!

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Verizon

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Townsend and Bremen | Townsend and Fratney, Milwaukee, WI 53212 |

Little to no reception in my bungalow in Riverwest; my iPhone will alert me to calls after a voicemail has been left. Soooo frustrating! I may have to buy the $250 in-home booster that Verizon sells. BTW, this area of Milwaukee also disables my car remote entry fob. It's all of the radio towers up along Capitol that messes up the signals.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Kilbourn | Prospect, Milwaukee, WI 53202 |

We started with AT&T when the iPhone came out -- and it just gets worse and worse. Dropped calls ALL the time -- which they tried to blame on Apple. AT&T is NOT a good carrier for Milwaukee... or really anywhere. So frustrating!

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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | S 96th | Root River Pkwy., Milwaukee, WI 53228 |

No towers close enough. Had to add an IP booster in the home for cells to work properly.

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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Burleigh | Holton, Milwaukee, WI 53212 |

Have had Verizon for years in other parts of Milwaukee with happy results. Moved to Riverwest this month and can only get a signal once in a while.

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US Cellular

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | Oakland and Edgewood | Oakland and Capital Is the Major St., Milwaukee, WI 53211 |

Excellent service everywhere. Buy a phone(UPrepaid), take it home, CHECK SIGNAL STRENGTH and then pay for the service. I had Virgin (1-2 out of 5 bars)Uses Sprint towers Boost(1-2 out of 5 bars)uses Sprint Towers I had Verizon from 1998-2007 has 3-4 out of 5 bars but clarity was not good. I still have the phones and checked signal strength today. I had a USCell contract from 2007-2009.The overage charges were the final straw. Then switched to prepaid. I now have UPrepaid (4of 5 bars everywhere!)from Walmart is a reseller of USCellular The flip phone is crystal clear. $30 for 1,000 min. $40 unlimited talk text and too much internet for a flip phone. $50 android unlimited But, limited phone options so far.The service started this summer.

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Verizon

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | E Oklahoma Ave. | Mabbett Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53207 |

Verizon coverage is excellent in this area. I get 5 / 5 bars in my house, and even 4 bars in the basement. Data is strong and consistent. I have not had a dropped call or quality issues in the area.

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