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Philadelphia, PA 19131 Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps


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1. Verizon 2.4 star rating (2.4 stars | 47 Reviews)
2. Sprint 2.3 star rating (2.3 stars | 23 Reviews)
3. T-Mobile 1.9 star rating (1.9 stars | 57 Reviews)
4. AT&T 1.8 star rating (1.8 stars | 55 Reviews)

Total Coverage 2 star rating (2 stars | 208 Reviews)
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T-Mobile

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Walnut | 40-41St., Philadelphia, PA 19104 |

Reception around campus is excellent. I even get 4-5 bars when in my building at 34 and Walnut. However, the second I set foot in my building (Walnut and 40-41st) I'm lucky to see 3 bars, but 1-2 is the norm.

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AT&T

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Cecil B Moore, Philadelphia, PA 19122 |

Great reception. Works fine even in the elevator. Only at times deep inside a building loses reception. Otherwise in the outdoors works great.

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Nextel

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Temple, Philadelphia, PA 19122 |

I use a Nextel for work. Bottom line, it sucks. Not only do you have to leave a building to use it, but even then you have to walk around until you get lucky. If you don't believe me, walk around Temple and look for people with Nextel's. They'll be hovering around doorways and windows trying to make calls. I've also heard things about Philly's emergency network conflicting with Nextel's frequency, so beware...

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T-Mobile

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | 10th | Bainbridge, Philadelphia, PA 19147 |

I came to T-Mobile from Sprint (don't get me started). I love T-Mobile. I never have trouble around Philly. Center City, South Philly, Temple, West Philly. Sometimes the signal bars go down, but my phone can always make a call and hold it. The only places I have trouble are out in the middle of nowhere Lehigh Valley, but that's to be expected...

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T-Mobile

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | UPenn Campus, Philadelphia, PA 19104 |

T-Mobile's reception on campus is horrid. Reception will drop from 5 to 0 by taking a few small steps. Many places have no reception whatsoever. T-Mobile needs to improve reception in this area. Not recommended.

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T-Mobile

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Broad St. | Tasker St., Philadelphia, PA 19147 |

No problems in South Philly on either side of Broad St.

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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Haverford, Haverford, PA 19041 |

Verizon in Haverford and much of Bryn Mawr is brutal. Wife's AT&T and brother's Nextel routinely have full signal strength when I have 1 to 0 bars. Calls in this area mainly go right to voicemail without ringing but when they do get through I've stopped answering them because the constant drops are so frustrating.

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Verizon

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Lancaster Ave. | Rt. 1, Narberth, PA 19072 |

Verizon reception has been very reliable, in general. Rarely am I unable to make a call (and that's when I'm out in the countryside).

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T-Mobile

3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | City Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19131 |

Patchy reception in my building,even on my balcony. The (600) minutes make up for it though. Decent on most of the streets around here. Works great on this part of the I-76. The Phone has excellent battery life and only needs charging every 2-3 days depending on usage.

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Verizon

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Temple Univ. / Main Campus | 12th & Norris, Philadelphia, PA 19122 |

Great signal and reception outside, can't get a signal at all inside Temple buildings. At home (Lansdowne) I can go four days without charging my phone, one day at work and the battery's gone, it's trying so hard all day to get a signal.

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