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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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Sprint

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | Ridge Ave. - Roxborough, Philadelphia, PA 19128 |

Only get 1-2 bars in my house, in a brand new plan

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AT&T

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | Rose and Fishers Rd. | Rose Lane and Fishers, Haverford, PA 19041 |

garbled voice inside house Security company could not install cell phone on burglar alarm because of poor signal stength. Nearest cell tower is near Wendy's in Haverford. Township will not allow ATT to raise tower higher on roof of office building. People must complain to Lower Merion Township. I was told that it is up to ATT to apply to improve situation

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Passayunk Square | Broad and Dickinson, Philadelphia, PA 19146 |

I originally joined Sprint, after having both Verizon and AT&T to take advantage of the everything plan for $100. I was thinking that because I'm in a major city my reception would stay the same and I was wrong. Not only is the network slower than the other networks (my phone will time out before some web pages load) but I no longer have service in my home EVEN when I have on my wifi. I will be switching back to another network after this contract is done.

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Verizon

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | Umbria St., Philadelphia, PA 19127 |

Although my reception throughout the city is pretty good most of the time, I drop calls every day in my home and every time I go down Bells Mill Rd.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Lodges Lane, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 |

These guys are just pathetic. I'm switching to Verizon as soon as the contract is up

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T-Mobile

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Center City, Philadelphia, PA 19130 |

Well the use of a "Reception Rating" doesn't adequately reflect my experience with T-Mobile in Philadelphia. When I moved to Philly, I purchased the best phone out there, the Galaxy S2, drooling to take advantage of T-Mobile's "The Nations Fastest 4G Network". So the reality of the situation, while in Center City (where I work and live), I almost always have 4-5 bars of signal which the phone thinks is 4G. However the data service while in 4G is HORRIBLE! Let me say it again, HORRIBLE. Most often my data service is non-existant and if it does happen to work, VERY VERY VERY SLOW. I actually stopped by the T-Mobile store on Market St., and was told that "We know there is a problem with 4G, there is only a single 4G tower for all of Center City. We recommend you put the phone into GSM mode (ie 2G) and us it that way." WOW, so let me get this straight, I just purchased a $500+ phone and you think it is OK to simply use 2G for data.. give me a break! To T-Mobiles credit, I have complained enough that they now credit be $5 / month more than what I pay for the service, so I will stick it out hoping for better service in the future. But for a new customer looking for 4G in Philly, look to Verizon or there, dont even consider T-Mobile.

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T-Mobile

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Oxford St., Philadelphia, PA 19122 |

what is the point of owing the best phone if you network sucks.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 48th St. | Springfield Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19143 |

My signal is getting worse inside my house, and outside. I used to be able to go outside and reliably maintain signal - now that isn't always so. Don't know if this is a function of my iPhone or the towers, but am very frustrated.

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AT&T

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Bala 2 Building, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 |

AT&T's service in this area is literally a black hole for cell reception. Costumer Server is useless and even repairing / adding new towers has do little to nothing in improving this. What a joke... Do yourself a favor and give AT&T the big middle finger and switch to Verizon or T-Mobile.

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Verizon

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | Hunting Park, Philadelphia, PA 19140 |

Never get a 4 or 5 bar signal in my house. The most I get is 3 to a 2. Thought Verizon was a great company so moved from Sprint Bad move! Ughhhh

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