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San Mateo, CA 94402 Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps

1. Sprint 1.7 star rating (1.7 stars | 42 Reviews)
2. Verizon 1.4 star rating (1.4 stars | 72 Reviews)
3. T-Mobile 1.4 star rating (1.4 stars | 51 Reviews)
4. AT&T 1.4 star rating (1.4 stars | 129 Reviews)

Total Coverage 1.4 star rating (1.4 stars | 322 Reviews)
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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | E Hillsdale Blvd. | Edgewater Blvd., San Mateo, CA 94404 |

Used to be a total black hole before the Cingular / AT&T merger. Now just very unstable.

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0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Hwy. 35 | County Rd., Redwood City, CA 94062 |

Does not get reception at my house, but I don't know of anyone who has every had anything here. This new Motorola gets way better reception than my Nokia 3650 did though...

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3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | Tournament, Burlingame, CA 94010 |

T-Mobile is okay, I usually get one to three bars (rarely 4+), calling on street is fine but not in the house.

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Virgin Mobile

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | 92 and 101, San Mateo, CA 94402 |

some dropped calls but better than AT&T before 3 / 1 / 04

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Canyon Rd. | Tiara Ct., Burlingame, CA 94010 |

"Looking for Service" is the usual. Finding random areas for reception, can pick up incoming calls only infrequently, losing them often when flipping open the phone. When connection made, break-ups in communication is the rule. Service provided by Sprint PCS. They need a repeater to enhance signal in this area. Plan to switch carriers when contract is up,

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4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Hwy. 1 | Twelfth St., Montara, CA 94037 |

Cingular service is generally good within one block of Hwy. 1 through Moss Beach and Montara, but rapidly drops off and is lost entirely just east of Etheldore in Moss Beach or Farallone in Montara. This means, for example, that there is no service at the Farallone View Elementary School or Seton Medical Center Coastside. Calls always drop between Montara and Pacifica while crossing the Devil's Slide area.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Foster's Landing, San Mateo, CA 94404 |

Very poor reception in apartment. Signal goes in and out on a regular basis. When I do get a signal, rarely have more than one bar.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Yew St. | Barneson, San Mateo, CA 94402 |

Neighbors have to walk up to street to get reception. No reception in back yards or inside or on front porches. Need cell site at local school or park (Aragon HS, Borel MS, College of San Mateo, or city park next to Borel MS)

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Oyster Point, South San Francisco, CA 94080 |

No reception indoors. Spotty, with 0 - 3 bars outdoors. Some areas it can get up to 5, but it's still really spotty. Once I get out to the 101 corridor, it's fine though...

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AT&T Wireless (GSM)

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Stockbridge / Austin Ave., Atherton, CA 94027 |

I cannot use my phone to make or receive calls in this area. I am quite frustrated when visiting relatives here. My relatives have Verizon here, and it seems to work well.

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