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Austin, TX 78719 Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps


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1. Verizon 1.8 star rating (1.8 stars | 49 Reviews)
2. Sprint 1.4 star rating (1.4 stars | 68 Reviews)
3. T-Mobile 1.3 star rating (1.3 stars | 67 Reviews)
4. AT&T 1.3 star rating (1.3 stars | 142 Reviews)

Total Coverage 1.5 star rating (1.5 stars | 359 Reviews)
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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 5350 Burnet Rd., Austin, TX 78756 |

Coverage in this neighborhood is great, but if you live in the 5350 Burnet apartments, you will need to buy a network extender. There is almost no service at all inside the building. This seems to be a problem for people on the first floor, in particular. Before I got a network extender, I couldn't carry on any conversations on my phone at all. Couldn't send texts, either. With the equipment, it's much, much better. My phone's GPS has no idea where I am when I'm connected through the extender, but that's fine. If I need to look up a map at home, I can just do it on my computer.

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AT&T

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | S. Congress, Austin, TX 78704 |

When I drive down S. Congress between Ben White and Riverside, I completely lose my signal... both phones.

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AT&T

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | 21st St. Jester Dorm, Austin, TX 78705 |

I just dropped off my daughter at Jester Dorm at Univ of Texas. AT&T has no coverage in a dorm with 3000 students! I was in the lobby and outside trying to call my daughter's cell and I had four bars (as did she) and no calls went through. You dial the number and you just get silence. I asked the receptionist in the dorm and she said it was long standing problem. This is crazy in many ways including the fact that I was staying on campus in the AT&T Hotel and Conference Center! This is one of the largest dorms in the US and there are no land line phones in the dorm rooms. How can AT&T not put up a tower nearby to fix this mess. Same problem with text messaging by the way.

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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Robin Rd. | Dove Dr., Manchaca, TX 78652 |

Dropped calls, inability to send or receive calls, inability to send or receive texts, have to go outside for caller to hear me, no bars or 1 bar (at best). Verizon Wireless customer service would rather lose me as a customer than pony up for a signal booster.

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Verizon

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | 4108 Ave.B, Austin, TX 78751 |

I just moved to this location. Indoors, that is inside my house, I get essentially no reception. I can occasionally get a EV-DO network readout (with no bars), and I can get a ring through, but not enough signal conduct a full phone call or to keep the call from dropping 50% of the time. Outside, I get 1 bar, which is usually enough to finish a phone call. Ultimately, I will have to switch networks.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | FM 1626 and FM 967, Buda, TX 78610 |

Lousy reception always. Can go from full 5 bars to zero without even moving in my own kitchen. Calls dropped always. I-35 from Riverside to 290 south drop calls at least twice due to the rolling highway. I have gone from 3500 minutes a month to using less than 200 due to inability to hold / complete / make calls. How in the world are we supposed to communicate?

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Stacy Pool | East Side Drv, Austin, TX 78704 |

Neighbor has same complaint, Have to go out on front porch and sometimes it works, otherwise it rings, but can't hear anything

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T-Mobile

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Pearl | 23rd, Austin, TX 78705 |

no bars in apartment. called several times and they just gave me some bs about how they couldn't do anything about it.

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Nextel

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Red River, Austin, TX 78705 |

For being boost, it works really well, had it for a month, and only one dropped calls. I can hear the other party that I am talking to almost crystal clear. For being prepaid / 50 a month it is amazing. Draw backs are internet is super slow and text messaging always "downloads" the message and is A LOT slower than any other carrier I have had.

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Frost Tower | 401 Congress, Austin, TX 78701 |

I have enough reception to answer a call, but it is immediately dropped. Data reception is intermittent.

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