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Santee, CA 92071 Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps


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1. T-Mobile 2.1 star rating (2.1 stars | 97 Reviews)
2. Verizon 1.7 star rating (1.7 stars | 146 Reviews)
3. Sprint 1.6 star rating (1.6 stars | 119 Reviews)
4. AT&T 1.6 star rating (1.6 stars | 141 Reviews)

Total Coverage 1.7 star rating (1.7 stars | 543 Reviews)
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Sprint

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Mira Mesa Blvd. | Pacific Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92121 |

I've always had great reception from Sprint. I don't have any problems making or receiving calls from the office, my house, or even in elevators. Text messages occasionally don't send or get delayed, but I am getting messages almost constantly so I'll see problems more than most people would. The only time I regularly have problems is when I drive under one of the overpasses on 56 east close to I-15 (I forget which one). Drops every single time!

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Navajo | Boulder Lake, San Diego, CA 92119 |

Terrible reception at all times from home, a couple of blocks toward Cowles Mtn from here, and throughout the neighborhood. I think much cell reception is poor in this area because the towers are just over the crest of Cowles Mtn and obscured (from us) by the peak. Need a new tower on Navajo at Lake Murray Blvd! Impossible to carry on a phone conversation via the AT&T cell network from here--call quality is terrible and drops every minute or two. T-Mobile was *much* better--worked all the time from home. Unfortunately the iPhone got me, and only AT&T has the iPhone.

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Sprint

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | 1st St. | Palm, San Diego, CA 92103 |

2 / 5 bars at best when near south window. Roaming in the rest of the house. Frequent dropped calls.

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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Massechusettes | Mt. Vernon, Lemon Grove, CA 91945 |

Terrible reception in Lemon Grove. All carriers I've tried have been awful.

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AT&T

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | 52 Freeway | Santo, San Diego, CA 92124 |

Reception drops on the 52 freeway east of Santo road until Mast Blvd.( santee 92071)

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | San Carlos, Near Jackson and Navajo, San Diego, CA 92119 |

To the March 1 post about ATT, its not your phone, dont waste your time. Between my wife and I, we've tried about 5 different phones the past few years (3 different manufacturers), and none of that solved the problem. Its their poor service. It used to be fine 2 or 3 years ago, however, ever since Cingular started pairing with ATT the signals have gotten worse. We get a highly variable signal in San Carlos (which is up on a hill, no less, where you'd expect great reception) that ranges from zero to 2 or 3 bars at best, even standing outside in the parking lot. Our calls are dropped constantly, and we almost always have to use a land line now when talking from home as its nearly impossible to hold a conversation longer than 20 or 30 seconds, if that. In other words, our cell phones are useless for anything when at home except texting. Funny thing is, we've gotten much better reception calling in a relatively remote location like Yosemite Valley than we have in the middle of a city of a million people up on a hill! I've called Cingular / ATT at least 6 or 7 times the past couple of years and have spoken at length to their techical people as well, and nobody can solve the problem, which I keep telling them is that they simply need another tower! Here's a kicker: during one extended call to technical help (over 30 minutes long), the call got dropped 3 times! Twice the rep called me back (I said "see, I told you"), and the third time, only about 20 seconds into talking to a manager, the call got dropped again, and he never called me back... hmmm, go figure. They are always nice (at least the people I've spoken with) and will sympathize to no end, but they will string you along forever because the reality is they either cannot, or refuse, to upgrade their signals. One rep actually suggested that I work with local officials myself to get a new tower in our area! Can you believe that? Asking a customer to do their "dirty" work? You can come to your own conclusions on that one. When our contract runs out this year we're dumping ATT; I cant imagine that any other carrier would have worse signals in our area.

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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Bayview Hills Military Housing, San Diego, CA 92139 |

I can get no more than 2 bars here. Usually 1 bar unless I go outside on the patio and EVERY single one of my calls get dropped at some point. Horrible reception.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Mission Valley, La Jolla, 5, 163, 805, 15, San Diego, CA 92108 |

I've had Cingular for a LONG time. (since late 90's) I used to have good service from it. Only ongoing issue I had was once in a while (very rarely) it would recieve a call with no ring and not deliver the notification of the missed call and (usual) corresponding vmail until a day or so later. HOWEVER, recently (last 3 months or so) it has turned HORRIBLE. So bad, that I actually stumbled on this thread while looking on the net for answers. Basically, it just drops to 0 bars of reception, for long periods of time (30 minutes to hours), and regardless of location (one minute I am at home or at a restaurant with full coverage, the next I have 0 bars and get the "No Network Coverage" when I try to make a call). I couldn't communicate with my Dad when I was late to a lunch with him. I've been cut off from conversations at night only getting coverage back the next day. (and getting their vmail) I even travelled through Houston and had it happen to me there at the airport while I was on a call: full bar to 0 bar that lasted for hours (I walked around and tried to get something, nadda). I don't like being cut off, but I also don't like people thinking I just flaked on them or snubbed them. I thought it might be my phone, though a friend who lives in Clairemont told me AT&T stinks and he has the same 0 bar issue. I'm planning on taking my phone in today to a Cingular store and finding out what is going on. If things don't resolve, I will check with my tech friends on what service to switch to.

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Verizon

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | UTC, San Diego, CA 92122 |

i have had Verizon for about 5 years and always had great signal. no dropped calls at UTC or near the airport, I work in Little Italy.

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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Summit | Eastridge, La Mesa, CA 91941 |

100% dropped calls from this location. Verizon refused to acknowledge any such problem for most of my 2 years.

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