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San Mateo, CA 94401 Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps

1. Sprint 1.8 star rating (1.8 stars | 58 Reviews)
2. AT&T 1.5 star rating (1.5 stars | 167 Reviews)
3. T-Mobile 1.4 star rating (1.4 stars | 70 Reviews)
4. Verizon 1.4 star rating (1.4 stars | 103 Reviews)

Total Coverage 1.5 star rating (1.5 stars | 437 Reviews)
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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Terra Nova Blvd. | Mason, Pacifica, CA 94044 |

Reception used to be great, but when the roaming agreement with T-Mobile expired last year, reception became lousy. If I do get a signal in the house, it's very weak. Going outside helps a little, but not a lot. Calls are still garbled. I've called Customer Service twice about this problem. They say it looks like the nearest AT&T tower is 2 miles away. Because of the dramatic shift in service, they're willing to let us out of our contract with no ETF, but we're reluctant to jump ship to another carrier.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Hwy. 1, Pacifica, CA 94044 |

AT&T has so many dead spots. Im wondering if its the network or the phone. More bars in more places? lol yea right. I was looking thru the list and I see Sprint has more good comments than any carrier. Just afraid about their customer service. I think reception is more important to me. I will try Sprint.

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0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Carter / San Bruno Mts, Daly City, CA 94014 |

Hmmm sucky Ghetto metro in the bay area.. I guess you get what you pay for. Hmmm I have noticed not a lot of negative postings for Sprint. Mostly AT&T which claims to have more bars in more places. Starting to believe thats not true. I think I shall go for Sprint since less complaints. I will try the Samsung Instinct.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Ringwood | Edge, Atherton, CA 94027 |

When I step inside, the signal goes completely out. Outside, up to 2 bars. Friend has ATT and it works fine inside and out.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Mariners Isld Blvd. | Trader Lane, San Mateo, CA 94404 |

varies between no bars and 2 bars depending on the day and the wind. Bad inside condo but ok outside.

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2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | Elm St. | San Carlos Ave., San Carlos, CA 94070 |

Only get reception in specific spots in apartment. naturally don't get any reception in basement. Always frustrated when traveling with Sprint, friends with other carriers manage to get reception in random areas on the road (Yosemite, Ft. Bragg, etc) while we NEVER get reception!

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Stanford, Stanford, CA 94305 |

Very poor reception, and no reception in the hospital. It's crazy that AT&T has "control" of the Stanford location. A Lawyer friend of mine says this should be technically illegal.

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0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Catalina Ave. | Hickey, Pacifica, CA 94044 |

At& T reception sucks too bad that I have a 2 year contract

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Harbor Bay, Alameda, CA 94502 |

Never a good signal on Harbor Bay. Frequent drops and constant "gerbling."

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5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | Peralta Rd. | Montezuma Dr., Pacifica, CA 94044 |

Never dropped a call. Perfect reception. Switched 2 years ago from AT&T because the service was so bad. We love Verizon.

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