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San Mateo, CA 94401 Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps


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1. Sprint 1.8 star rating (1.8 stars | 58 Reviews)
2. AT&T 1.5 star rating (1.5 stars | 165 Reviews)
3. T-Mobile 1.4 star rating (1.4 stars | 69 Reviews)
4. Verizon 1.4 star rating (1.4 stars | 101 Reviews)

Total Coverage 1.5 star rating (1.5 stars | 432 Reviews)
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AT&T

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Beach Park Blvd. | Foster City Blvd., San Mateo, CA 94404 |

very good reception all over foster city. In places where my old t616 from T-Mobile has no signal, this one constantly indicates about 80%+

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AT&T Wireless (TDMA)

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Palo Alto Library at Newell Rd. | Parkinson Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94301 |

Poor east of Middlefield Road, between Channing and California Ave. Good at Mid-town between Oregon and East Meadow. Poor east of Middlefield Road, around East Meadow. Good around University Ave. and Stanford Shopping Center.

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Sprint

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Hillsdale Mall, San Mateo, CA 94403 |

I get good reception all around san mateo county. I had T-Mobile before and I got around 3 bars in my house. With a Sanyo phone that I had on SprintPCS before I got around 4 bars with that.

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T-Mobile

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Foster City Blvd. / Marlin Cove, San Mateo, CA 94404 |

Hi, I just moved from LA to Foster city about a month back... .and I have had no signal whenever I am inside my house... but if I go outside some distance in my complex... i get between 1 and 2 bars... .but even then I have got dropped calls from outside my house... called up T-Mobile to find out whats wrong... and they told me engineers will be coming down in a week... and its been 3 weeks now... and nothing has changed... just got myself a Verizon phone yesterday... .seems to be somewhat better than tmobile... i get between 1 and 2 bars inside my house and between 3 and 4 outside... Hope this helps...

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T-Mobile

3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | El Camino and Renato Ct., Redwood City, CA 94061 |

People say that T-Mobile does not work in this area.. but come to figure out my sidekick 2 works just fine in this area...

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Lucie Stern Center | Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94301 |

There is barely any reception at all near and around the lucie stern center. Or through out Palo Alto for that Matter. Terrible. It must be a location problem since during a recent trip to atlanta georgia, I had 5 bars. everywhere. in the fox theatre, inside the biltmore hotel, it was great.

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AT&T

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | S. Delaware / Sunnybrae, San Mateo, CA 94402 |

Got the phone for my parents. No complaints. They call from the 1st story of a two story home and say the reception is always flawless.

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AT&T Wireless (TDMA)

3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | Chapel, San Leandro, CA 94579 |

signal drops sometimes. otherwise it is pretty good.

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T-Mobile

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Tulare | San Bruno, Brisbane, CA 94005 |

T-Mobile service has been poor. I never receive more than 2 of 5 bars and usually 0 or 1 bar out of 5. I've tried 2 Motorola phones and the V300 was better than V150, but neither work well. In comparison, have a Siemens A55 with ATT GSM and it works well (4 of 5 bars). Will ditch T-Mobile and get another ATT GSM Siemens phone.

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AT&T Wireless (GSM)

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Tulare | San Bruno, Brisbane, CA 94005 |

Located on eastern side of 'Brisbane bowl' with ATT / Cingular service and Siemens A55 phone. I almost always get 4 of 5 bars... occasionally 5 of 5. However, it took two Nokias (both Chinese), then the Siemens (German) phone to get good reception. In comparison, new T-Mobile service is horrible with 0 of 5 to MAX of 2 of 5 bars, not to mention 25% dropped call rate. Will cancel T-Mobile now after two Motorolas - the V-180 and V-300, which also are made in China.

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