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Long Beach, CA 90806 Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps


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1. Verizon 2.1 star rating (2.1 stars | 51 Reviews)
2. Sprint 1.6 star rating (1.6 stars | 48 Reviews)
3. AT&T 1.6 star rating (1.6 stars | 65 Reviews)
4. T-Mobile 1.5 star rating (1.5 stars | 62 Reviews)

Total Coverage 1.7 star rating (1.7 stars | 239 Reviews)
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Sprint

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | 23rd and Cedar | Willow, Long Beach, CA 90806 |

My Recipients are always complaining of bad reception on my phone. It is mostly when using Bluetooth or the Speaker Phone functions. Also there are an inordinate amount of dropped calls.

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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Rossmoor | Seal Beach BLVD, Los Alamitos, CA 90720 |

Virtually no reception in my house and only 1 or 2 bars in the back corner of my yard.

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Verizon

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Pacific Coast | Bellflower Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90808 |

verizon always has great reception in my area, and surrounding areas... pretty much everywhere i've taken it... both coasts, north and south. its awesome, even in hawaii. i just hate the company so much it makes my blood boil. they lock ever feature and give you a crappy one they've designed to make them money instead. their phones are terrible, but the coverage and reception is unparalleled.

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T-Mobile

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 4th and Temple, Long Beach, CA 90814 |

Reception goes from 2 bars to no bars through out the neighborhood, with all calls over 2 minutes dropping. Calls frequently go straight to voicemail. T-Mobile insists that this is a "4 bar area" and that there are 4 phone trees in a 2 mile radius, and that they have NO IDEA why there's no service. For the record, I tested my friends' collective cell phone service in my house at a recent dinner party. AT&T and Sprint had 3 bars, Verizon had 4 bars. T-Mobile folk had 1-0. Who is lying to whom? Their suggestion? That I spend $200 bucks on a new "Hotspot at Home" compatible phone and extend my contract two more years piggybacking off of my Verizon wireless DSL modem's signal. Why should I pay twice for the same phone signal?

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Cellular One

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Long Beach | Imperial, Compton, CA 90221 |

I been using AT&T going on 2 years and the reception is horrible. No bars inside my house constanly dropping calls. If I need to use my phone I need to walk out to talk. Or if I'am in my room I just hear the phone ring and then it droops the call. I spike with a sales representative and toldthem my problem I was haveing. She ever told me that they knew they had that problem. The don't have enouh attenas or setalite on alot of areas. I'am just waiting one more month b-4 my contract is over. After Iam going with T-Mobile or Sprint no more AT&T they are horrible... Be carefull when you buy a phone with them ask them first how the reception is in your city...

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Nextel

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Del Amo | Paramount, Lakewood, CA 90712 |

Nextel sucks in this area, 1 bat to no sevice, lots of dropped calls.

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Verizon

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Bellflower Blvd. | PCH, Long Beach, CA 90814 |

I had T-Mobile and their bars would always be full but I would be in the middle of a call and all of a sudden it got dropped. Happened with several different phones so it is the T-Mobile network. I switched to Verzion Wireless and have not have a dropped call yet (over a month now). Reception is great and sound is really good. I may pay $15 more a month but at least I get reliable service. I travel through the east side of Long Beach, Signal Hill, and on the freeway to Manhattan Beach and always have good reception. I am very pleased with my switch to Verizon.

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T-Mobile

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 605 Freeway | Spring St., Long Beach, CA 90808 |

No cell service indoors, despite being only 100 yards from the freeway. Minimal and often no service outside. Calls in the area often go straight to voicemail. I have t-Mobile now, but have had Nextel, AT&T and Sprint. None are any better.

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Cellular One

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Palo Verde | Carson, Lakewood, CA 90713 |

We cannot use the phone at all at home. When a call does come through it drops off within a few seconds.

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Sprint

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Quincy Ave. | First St., Long Beach, CA 90803 |

I've been happy with Sprint until recently when they merged with Nextel. Signal is fine. Phone is good. Prices okay. But I do not like the web-site and customer service changes since the merger. A new billing system is being phased in. Can you believe that in this age of identity theft, they are asking for pass words and pin numbers over the phone before they will help you? The old system they would ask for last four of Social Security number. I'm very disappointed. Since my contract expires in 7 days, I am checking out Verizon after reading the mostly good comments about them here as opposed to the lousy comments for the other carriers.

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