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Milwaukee, WI 53212 Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps


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1. T-Mobile 2.4 star rating (2.4 stars | 25 Reviews)
2. Sprint 2 star rating (2 stars | 29 Reviews)
3. Verizon 1.8 star rating (1.8 stars | 44 Reviews)
4. AT&T 1.6 star rating (1.6 stars | 55 Reviews)

Total Coverage 2.1 star rating (2.1 stars | 188 Reviews)
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T-Mobile

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Milwaukee (South), Milwaukee, WI 53215 |

I switched from US Cellular to T-Mobile at the beginning of April 2006. Overall, my call quality and reception have been outstanding. I think that only as recent as 12-18 months ago, GSM reception was "fair" - but things have improved. I use my phone a lot- and in almost a month I have only had one dropped call, which I can live with. And I'm not even certain the drop was on my end of the conversation... . My US Cellular call quality was not so great, and often full of static. My primary issue with the newer GSM phones and service is buildings- the signal just does not penetrate like CDMA did. Anyhow, last week we drove from Milwaukee to Gulf Shores, Alabama (Gulf Coast), and my phone worked every time I needed it along the way. Yes, we were driving along a big interstate. T-Mobile does a really good job at making their signals work along major routes. And even in Gulf Shores, which is a dinky area along the beach, I could still make good calls. I was very impressed. With my US Cellular phone and service, half the time I was on the highway I would not have been able to make a call. Anyway, T-Mobile as a carrier gets my vote for certain. Their pricing is quite aggressive, good options, and great call quality - at least in the "middle" part of the US.

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Verizon

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Village In Tosa, Milwaukee, WI 53213 |

For 6 years Verizon has been promising to make it possible to receive and send phone calls in the village. Still ain't happening. I miss calls here all the time and it's a problem.

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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Wisconsin | 60th St., Milwaukee, WI 53213 |

This is my home. No matter what, over the last 6 years... no matter what phone I'm using, etc. I get the worst possible service and dropped calls. Really bad!

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T-Mobile

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | National and Hawley, Milwaukee, WI 53214 |

I beleive it is the phone but get no reception up north or on 45 north near tosa.I wish they would replace my phone but they refuse. I am thinking of just canceling.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 68th and Bluemound, Milwaukee, WI 53213 |

The GSM coverage that Cingular say they have is mostly unuseable. Of course the justification is that they have been busy combining with AT&T - which is the same story. My guess is that they will get the GSM service to an acceptable level about the same time they start to sell G3! Meanwhile customers will suffer very poor service, while US Cellular keeps their superior coverage and service by having MORE TOWERS!

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Sprint

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | Capital Dr. | Wilson Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53211 |

My cell phone is my only phone and it doesn't get the best reception. On average, I'll lose a signal about once per hour of conversation at this location.

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T-Mobile

3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | Wilson and Hampton | Whitefish Bay, Milwaukee, WI 53211 |

Get great reception throughout Milwaukee area until I get inside my house. Then we get rotten reception. Lots of fun to get a cell phone call then have to run outside in the winter to talk. T-mobile customer service is awful. Their reps are dumb as rocks, they can't get billing issues straight, and they are often rude. I'm looking for a new carrier.

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AT&T

3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | Lake Dr. | Dean Rd., Milwaukee, WI 53217 |

I get excellent reception almost everywhere (especially at work near I43 and Brown Deer--Sprint was awful but Cingular is great, even inside the bowels of the building) except on the first floor of my house, and sometimes no bars at all in my driveway. A dead spot?

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AT&T

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Water | Buffalo, Milwaukee, WI 53202 |

I'm lucky if I get one bar. I lose more calls then go through.

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Verizon

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | Lake Dr. | Kenwood, Milwaukee, WI 53211 |

Verizon's coverage on this side of town is somewhat schizo -- occasionally calls get dropped. Sometimes I end up on an Extended Network and have to use the area code to dial a local call. Overall, however, I've been pleased with the service and this phone.

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