Philadelphia, PA 19112 Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps


Rating
1. Verizon 2.7 star rating (2.7 stars | 28 Reviews)
2. T-Mobile 2.6 star rating (2.6 stars | 34 Reviews)
3. Sprint 2.5 star rating (2.5 stars | 23 Reviews)
4. AT&T 2.1 star rating (2.1 stars | 28 Reviews)

Total Coverage 2.4 star rating (2.4 stars | 130 Reviews)
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Sprint

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | PHL Airport Area, Philadelphia, PA 19153 |

I have Sprint unlimited data and texting, with 450 min. I have no idea what it feels like to have 4G. I cannot stream any videos on any website or app. I constantly lose mobile network signal. Phone signal is 2-3 bars out of 6. I've been with SPRINT for years but it has extremely dropped in reliability. Text messages are delayed up to an hour or two. Half my phone calls never come through. The call goes straight to voicemail. Sprint Customer Service is no help either. There only suggestion is to hard reset the phone or replace but niether has helped.

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Sprint

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Warwick Road, Deptford,NJ | Bennett Dr., Woodbury, NJ 08096 |

They unlimited plan because service SUCKS in Deptford Twp! Can't get service, won't ever dial out near Cattell Rd and Delsea Dr! In house NO RECECPTION! think twice JUST BAD SERVICE!

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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 9th and Market, Philadelphia, PA 19107 |

While I can get 4 bars consistently indoors, Verizon internet service is horrible regardless of wherever I go around center city. Yet, I continue to see buses with Verizon bragging about its XLTE service. It's a shame there isn't a better carrier in this area because if there was, I'd be gone in a heartbeat.

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T-Mobile

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | 9th St. | Snyder Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19148 |

Using a Nexus 5 with truly unlimited 4G on T-Mobile. Outside of my house, 3 / 4 bars of LTE or 4 / 4 bars HSPA. Indoors, 1-2 bars of LTE or 3 / 4 HSPA. Poor speeds either way. LTE tops out at 15 Mbps, averages around 6.5 Mbps regardless of signal strength, drops below 1 Mbps during peak hours. HSPA tops out at around 12 Mbps, averages about 4 Mbps. Very disappointing. I can't understand how poor the LTE speeds are compared to HSPA. I used to get 40 Mbps+ on AT&T's LTE last year.

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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Airport | PHL Airport, Philadelphia, PA 19153 |

Decent voice reception. Terrible 4g data speeds. Can't even run speed tests on iPhone 5s or Mifi device. If emails (text only 5k in size) load it takes 10 minutes while the phone has 4 / 5 bars.

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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Jefferson Hospital Neuroscience Building | 9th and Locust, Philadelphia, PA 19107 |

when I got Verizon I thought I was getting the best. Wrong again.everybody in my building T-Mobile AT&T Sprint worked like a charm.landlady tells me nothing everything works great here except for Verizon. Call Verizon. gave them the signal reading from my phone. Which sucks. Don't expect anything to be done. Use Verizon know that silly cell phone in 2000. cannot believe that Verizon went from the best to the worst

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T-Mobile

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | M.E. Costelo School Cumberland and Joy, Gloucester City, NJ 08030 |

No reception in or out of the building. People with other carriers have no problem.

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Sprint

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | Chester Ave. | Southwest Philly, Philadelphia, PA 19143 |

I have never had any problems with Sprint. The reception is great! Even tho, it's 3G it works fast and is reliable. Sprint customer service is great, going on 4 yrs now.

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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Market St. | 19th St., Philadelphia, PA 19103 |

Data has slowed to a standstill in center city on 4G during business hours. Phone has become unusable. plus side, no longer worried about data limits.. I never get any anyway!

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T-Mobile

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 45th St. | Sansom, Philadelphia, PA 19139 |

I have almost no reception in my house. It is spotty at best, and conversations sound underwater, going in and out of reception. Sometimes I walk around the block outside to make a call.

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 48th Street... Upenn, Philadelphia, PA 19143 |

I bought my wife a Sprint phone with Wimax and 3g access. She works at uPenn (34th street) and we live at 48th street. She almost never gets internet access in either location OR elsewhere in the city. The voice service works well though.

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AT&T

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | TD Bank | 18th and Walnut, Philadelphia, PA 19103 |

Is anyone else out of service in cc Philly? I have been out of service for 10 days with Consumer Cellular with AARP program that I am told uses AT&T towers. First I am told that the 4 towers in the area are "severely degraded" and being fixed by last Saturday. They changed their story and sent me a new SIM card and phone is still not working Consumer Cellular is the worst.

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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Red Bank Ave., Thorofare, NJ 08086 |

We moved to Verizon a couple years ago after being with Sprint for years. The coverage for both has been spotty in West Deptford. Verizon may be a little worse. Considering moving to T-Mobile because of the price. My Verizon bill is crazy expensive for the share everything plan. Just worried about Tmobile's service outside of my house because I travel alot.I rarely have problems with service or dropped calls. My friends / family that have ATT all drop calls constantly. I've never dropped a call on Verizon or sprint. Thats my only concern with Tmobile.

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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | City Hall | 16th and Market, Philadelphia, PA 19103 |

There is a serious deficiency in the amount of towers and bandwidth allocated by Verizon for users in the heart of center city Philly. The response and data speeds are so slow that on a number of occasions trying to use speedtest it just times out. Verizon is well aware (just talk to any of the people working at the Market St. store) of the lack of throughput that is available. Basically it comes down to too many users and not enough towers to accommodate the load.

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Verizon

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | 220 Locust St., Philadelphia, PA 19106 |

There are no Towers in the Society Hill Area of Philadelphia.. Not sure why would the city of 1.5 million people have gaps of service. Unacceptable!

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T-Mobile

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | Center City, Philadelphia, PA 19103 |

I don't understand my problems with reception. The network just keeps timing out. I have 4 bars and it says 3G but sometimes I try to access my email or send a text and it just won't go through. Currenly I've been trying to send a once sentence email for the past hour and a half. That is not 3G. It just spins and nothing happens. I have an iPhone 5.

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Sprint

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Broad St. | Broad and Red Bank Ave., Woodbury, NJ 08096 |

got Sprint galaxy s lll with LTE but have no LTE coverage or any coverage or that matter 3g is beyond slow this aweome phne but Sprint says there is nothing wrong with its network wouldnt recommend Sprint PCS in south jersey to anybody had to call the BBB just to get out my contract

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Philly , Buist Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19142 |

Just switched to Sprint to get on my girl's plan worst decision ever. I get no service most of the time I have to switch to WiFi. Sold us a 4g LTE phone but don't provide the service in philly. Stuck on 3g the most bars I ever get is 2-3 nothing more. Connection times out all the time. Sprint sucks and is robbing people by charging for 4g service and doesn't even cover the area.Leaving Sprint ASAP

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Verizon

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | Baltimore | Lansdowne, Lansdowne, PA 19050 |

Good service. Virtually no dropped calls. Calls always go through on the first try. Surprised Verizon has such a low rating here.

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T-Mobile

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | E. Clinton Ave. | White Horse Pike, Oaklyn, NJ 08107 |

I started having problems with T-Mobile in Dec 2011, I was losing reception in my house,I had 1 bar on the phone while in my dining room and I would go to zero bars in the living room or the basement. I went T Mobile and they told me my phone was outdated (Blackberry Pearl flip) I got stuck with another 2 year contract and got a Windows phone,it was worse than the Blackberry,I had it 3 days and went back and complained,they gave me a Mytouch, this phone didn't drop calls in my house,because it wouldn't accept calls in my house or within a 2block radius,no texting or calls. I complained again,they said they were working on the towers,I just canceled my contract with T Mobile citing Breach of Contract on their end for failing to give me the service I was paying for.i haven't signed with another carrier yet.

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