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Milwaukee, WI 53221 Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps

1. T-Mobile 2.3 star rating (2.3 stars | 37 Reviews)
2. Verizon 1.8 star rating (1.8 stars | 55 Reviews)
3. AT&T 1.6 star rating (1.6 stars | 52 Reviews)
4. Sprint 1.5 star rating (1.5 stars | 34 Reviews)

Total Coverage 2 star rating (2 stars | 215 Reviews)
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4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | S19st | Lincoln St., Milwaukee, WI 53215 |

Reception 4 Msg 3 Data 3 Customer Service 5 Price $80 bucks over all good choice.

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5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | 13th St. | Ryan Rd., Oak Creek, WI 53154 |

generally, extremely good reception in oak creek. especially near the freeway

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Virgin Mobile

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Howell | Lincoln, Milwaukee, WI 53207 |

I have 5 or 6 bars (out of 6) in my Bay View house. I do get dropped calls - sometimes it's very bad, other times it'll happen once and that's all. It's not common, though. Overall I'm perfectly happy with voice quality. Data is another story. Virgin Mobile data on my current phone and on my lost Motorola Triumph Android is VERY slow. If I'm lost or trying to get a restaurant's number on the road, it's almost not worth the wait. It takes f-o-r-e-v-e-r to load maps or web pages most places in the Milwaukee area. I say "most" because it's completely impossible in some places. Basically, Virgin Mobile is just fine for voice, but data is nearly unusable.

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US Cellular

3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | South 108th St. | West Greenfield AVe, Milwaukee, WI 53219 |

Why can I not find any info on USCC here? For towers or any kind of info. I average 3 to 4 bars. -80dBm.

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5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | Puetz | Pennsylvania, Oak Creek, WI 53154 |

tower about a block away from my house. no reception problems.

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0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | W. National Ave. | W. Lincoln Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53227 |

I was a Sprint customer for approx 9 years, I decided to switch to Verizon because they claimed to have the most reliable network with the best signal and data speeds. I switched in April of 2011 and got the HTC Thunderbolt. As of the first day of my new contract I have had 0 signal outside my home in about half of the city of West Allis ( actual signal on the phone reads from -102dbm to -109dbm) They did send me a network extender so the phones could work in the house but the $140 I had to spend on the router wasnt worth it considering its also using my bandwidth I pay for. I've made numerous calls and stopped at Verizon stores from April 2011 until now,Oct 2011 and NOTHING has been fixed, in fact they never,ever call you back like they say they will. Verizon Techs have been in the area testing and have admitted via the phone this area of West Allis has "marginal" cell signal for unknown reasons, but has no plans to fix it. I beleive "marginal" is a nice term for "No signal", but they wont admit that. Oh they have also admitted to me that there are alot of Verizon customers near me in this area that have had network extenders sent to them. My opinion is that Verizon knows about a serious signal problem affecting their customers in West Allis, but refuses to fix it, other then hoping network extenders will keep them happy for now. Do not use Verizon in West Allis! I spend $150 dollars a month for two Verizon phones that dont work outside my home in a horrible economy. I spent $500 on two new phones and Verizon wont give me a refund on them even tho this has hapened since day 1, but would be willing to waive my early termination fee, unacceptable! I will not be stuck with two phones I spent alot of money on for a cell service that does not work in a large area. If Verizon won't fix this giant dead zone in West Allis, then they should not be allowed to sell service in West Allis without warning new customers... ..period!

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 1660 N Prospect Ave. | Brady St., Milwaukee, WI 53202 |

Hesitated between "poor" and "no reception" because, even though Apple gave me a brand new phone last week - it still defies all - Internet connection? Ha! Now I'm off to ATT - am expecting a fight.

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0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Capitol, Milwaukee, WI 53206 |

The worst thing I have ever had in my life. How do I not get service at MY house?

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Lunham | Packard, Cudahy, WI 53110 |

little or no reception inside house and very poor reception outside. Sprint has extremely poor reception in the zipcodes of 53110 and 53235

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Lunham | Packard, Cudahy, WI 53110 |

little to no reception inside house and poor reception outside... sprint coverage is by far the worst for quite a large area in the zipcodes of 53110 and 53235

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