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New York, NY 10010 Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps

1. Verizon 3 star rating (3 stars | 37 Reviews)
2. Sprint 2.1 star rating (2.1 stars | 22 Reviews)
3. AT&T 1.8 star rating (1.8 stars | 82 Reviews)
4. T-Mobile 1.8 star rating (1.8 stars | 59 Reviews)

Total Coverage 2.1 star rating (2.1 stars | 219 Reviews)
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0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | East 22nd | 3rd Ave., New York, NY 10010 |

AT& on my block is pretty useless. I had Sprint before with no problems. Now when I'm in my apartment, I can only send text or use my home phone.

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4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | 9th St. | University, New York, NY 10003 |

My preferred PDA is the Palm, but reception inside building on the Treo just didn't happen. I switched to Samsung Blackjack and I can now talk inside my apartment. But, I hate the blackjack for all other functions. Other than as a phone, it sucks.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 40 W23 St., New York, NY 10010 |

Reception inside the Home Depot is either poor, or nonexistent. This is not good for contractors who need to use their phone inside the store for business.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | All of Manhattan, New York, NY 10001 |

very poor reception, lots of dropped calls, and many "all circuits busy" messages for me and wife (also on t-mobile). Absolutely frustrating.

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0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | MidTown Tunnel | 36th St., New York, NY 10016 |

Both with Sprint and Verizon, I cannot hold a call going thur the Queens-Midtown Tunnel (esp into Manhattan). No Signal mid-way thru. Conversely, I can talk with Sprint all the way thru both Holland and Lincoln Tunnels.

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5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | 30th St. | 1st Ave., New York, NY 10016 |

Upgraded to new phone and now I have 5 bar most of the time. I have the free roaming option to manually force it to be on Verizon and I only do that if I'm going into the elevator or basement because the 850 mhz CDMA signal that Verizon uses penetrates the buildings better. It should be even better when they move to 700 mhz after the digital tv broadcasts beging and they allow that portion of the spectrum to be used for voice. I'm happy with Sprint service and the "option" for Verizon if needed underground / elevators.

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4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Ocean Pkwy. | Church Ave., New York, NY 10018 |

Nextel is pretty good. I used to have a ton of dropped calls with Sprint, but that was 7 years ago.

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4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | 42nd St. and 11th Ave. | 57th St. and 11th Ave., New York, NY 10036 |

Reception and call quality are amazing with the BB Curve on Verizon Wireless. I think it's function of both the phone and network though. Though I got pretty good reception and call quality with a Motorola Q9M before also on VZW, they're even better on the Blackberry Curve. I'm still lusting after the iPhone 3G though but have had an awful experience with AT&T on the first iPhone, so going back to AT&T is just out of the question.

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2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | 46th and Fifth, New York, NY 10017 |

I'm on the 30th floor and the reception is completely unreliable. I don't know if this is due to the height of the building. I've had problems elsewhere in the city, so I don't think so.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Perry St. | West 4th, New York, NY 10014 |

Back side of the buildings - quality dropped within the last week. Now very poor used to be ok.

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