Austin, TX 78705 Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps


Rating
1. Sprint 1.9 star rating (1.9 stars | 23 Reviews)
2. Verizon 1.8 star rating (1.8 stars | 11 Reviews)
3. AT&T 1.4 star rating (1.4 stars | 33 Reviews)
4. T-Mobile 1 star rating (1 stars | 24 Reviews)

Total Coverage 1.6 star rating (1.6 stars | 101 Reviews)
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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | University If Texas, Austin, TX 78712 |

I was under the impression, that when I bought my iPhone 5 I could occasionally use it. I now have a very expensive paper weight and a means of raising my blood pressure instantly. The service is worse than I've experienced with any other carrier ever, and I will be switching soon. I honestly don't see how Sprint is even a major phone company with this kind of coverage. I'd say 1 / 5 calls go through, and those aren't always audible. Seriously seriously disappointed.

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | East 1st, Austin, TX 78702 |

I have been experiencing dropped calls and trouble sending text messages. It seems no matter where I am in Austin I am almost always roaming. Thank goodness for wifi! Otherwise I would get absolutely no use from my iphone5! I am paying for LTE, why isn't it ever available???

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 11th | Waller, Austin, TX 78702 |

SpeedTest.net reports 0.07m (70k - modem speeds) up and down and more than a second of latency on ping. Signal fades in an out and is basically unusable.

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 45th St. | Duval Streey, Austin, TX 78751 |

very bad reception in this area texts won't go through most of the time, dropped calls, data plan unusable. I wish I checked the phone reception before moving in this area. Now I waste time everyday because I have to resend texts multiple times before they go though. It's really frustrating. It seems to be all operators as my friends with other operators have similar troubles

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AT&T

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Shoalwood Ave. | 49th St. , Austin, TX 78756 |

Note: This review is for AIO, which apparently is owned by AT&T. Service is excellent, both for calls and data. However, there is NO tethering plan, so data must be used ONLY with the cell phone. I've tried virtually all the other carriers in Austin - Sprint, Verizon, and TMobile. They are all a joke. However, the moment someone introduces a decent service with tethering I will be gone from AIO.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Metrorail Train, Austin, TX 78701 |

cell service good downtown and decent at my house in cedar park. I ride the metrorail every day and service simply doesn't exist in much of east Austin and west of I-35 until I get north of crestview station / n Lamar. service is really solid at Kramer and Howard stations and spotty at lake line. are other folks experiencing no service in east Austin?

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Sprint

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Blanco and 9th, Austin, TX 78703 |

at best I have 3 bars but when on the phone, I know the clock is ticking before the call is dropped.

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AT&T

3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | Windsor Rd. | Enfield, Austin, TX 78703 |

It's hard to say what average is, because all the carriers have problems. Acceptable? Barely. At home I have ok coverage, with occasional dropped calls and moderate quality. Around town, even on I35 going between Austin and San Antonio, I drop a lot of calls. Texts over take quite a while to come through on the phone. Usuable? Yes. Great? Far from it.

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T-Mobile

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | 183 | Manor, Austin, TX 78723 |

used to be good. this past year I have trouble getting internet at my work, home, and other places I frequent.

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Northeast of Capitol | 151 E 15th St., Austin, TX 78778 |

Poor reception and dropped calls, just north of our state capitol. Can't even stay on long enough to use

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AT&T

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | 3rd | Congress, Austin, TX 78701 |

A few days ago my LTE service dropped completely. I have been in crucial driving navigation situations and no service. No internet on phone from downtown all the way up to Airport&52nd. Nada! WTF

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Duval St. | 45th, Austin, TX 78751 |

Towers need to be upgraded or so etching because they suck

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T-Mobile

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Giles Steer 78722, Austin, TX 78722 |

when I am inside my home I have no reception at all, I can't call any one or get call from my friend.

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Verizon

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Ave. A, Austin, TX 78751 |

Almost no reception anywhere in Hyde Park. The service is abysmal. Dropped Calls, spotty coverage, NO 3G, almost no internet, texts do not send. Worst coverage experience in Austin.

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Sprint

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | West Campus | Guadalupe and 26th, Austin, TX 78705 |

Switched from AT&T to Sprint. Had dropped calls constantly on AT&T and have not had a dropped call yet with Sprint in 9 months. Their service is phenomenal. I have 3G between Austin and Houston the whole way, with at least 4 bars for most of it. I always was stuck on EDGE with AT&T outside of the city. And our bill is a lot cheaper.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 4700 W Guaadalupe St. | Lamar St., Austin, TX 78751 |

The reception is poor to no reception. All calls get dropped constantly. Thought ATT pride themselves on having good area coverage however that is not the case if you are around the triangle area. Austin is a big City this is not the countryside and it is almost imposible to make or receive a phone call if your carrier is ATT wireless around this area. Time to move to another carrier.

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Verizon

3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | 39th / Avenue B, Austin, TX 78751 |

Service in my apartment is spotty. Usually I can make complete calls, but calls drop much more often that I would like. The sound quality isn't great either. Overall, it is OK but likely there are better providers for this neighborhood.

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AT&T

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | The Triangle | N Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78756 |

No, or very little reception in this area. Thinking the change from OK to poor coverage happened about the time of the 4G LTE roll-over.

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AT&T

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | 4505 Duval St. | E 45th St., Austin, TX 78751 |

Due to another carriers tower on top of the building there is no ATT cell coverage in the Oak Park Apartments.

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | San Gabriel | 29th, Austin, TX 78705 |

I had just switched to an iPhone and now can hardly have a phone call that isn't cutoff. If you're going to sell an iPhone, freaking make sure the infrastructure is in place to support it. I should have stayed with the old phone that butt dialed people. At least it had excellent reception.

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