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San Mateo, CA 94403 Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps


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1. Sprint 1.7 star rating (1.7 stars | 41 Reviews)
2. T-Mobile 1.5 star rating (1.5 stars | 53 Reviews)
3. AT&T 1.4 star rating (1.4 stars | 133 Reviews)
4. Verizon 1.4 star rating (1.4 stars | 78 Reviews)

Total Coverage 1.4 star rating (1.4 stars | 330 Reviews)
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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Big Bend | Prairie Creek, Pacifica, CA 94044 |

Every once in awhile I get good reception, but it is inconsistent. I often have to go outside to get a call. I often get the ringing and will answer, but the other person cannot hear me, or gets every other word. It's tough living in the back of a valley for cell phone users.

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Verizon

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Everglades Dr. | Oddstad, Pacifica, CA 94044 |

Although Verizon has recently revised their website coverage map to show no dead spots in SE Pacifica (back of the valley) that is pure BS. Their coverage has NOT improved and I STILL have "No Service" at my house (and that's when I'm standing outside in my driveway, NOT inside the home). Verizon's cell towers are all located "over the hill" someplace in San Bruno and their coverage for those of us in the "shadows" of the hills in Pacifica is extremely limited. My phone only works at the top of hills (like Fassler) or when I'm on Linda Mar Blvd.or Hwy. 1. If you want service "back in the valley," find a carrier other than Verizon... their coverage sucks here.

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AT&T

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Roberts Rd. | Crespi Dr., Pacifica, CA 94044 |

a contract to share roaming with another carrier on a cel tower in rockaway expired in Nov. 07. ever since those of us on roberts rd and I believe up rockaway ave have been cut off from receiving any service.

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Sprint

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | CERAS, Stanford, CA 94305 |

Great reception everywhere I have went so far. Even when the phone shows one bar, the quality is great, and even at zero bars, EVDO holds up. Quite surprised. Works well in arillaga gym, basement of CERAS, and everywhere in EV and Governor's Corner as far as my experience. Have not tested in lower levels of Green yet. With roaming (free on many plans) verizons network is available if needed. Very useful!

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AT&T

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | Pacifica | Crespi Dr., Pacifica, CA 94044 |

i will hav bars but no network coverage so I still cant make any calls even with full service from my own house! go down th street and it will usually work... i thought AT&T had th strongest signal, sounds like false advertising to me

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AT&T

3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | 37th Ave.Near El Camino, San Mateo, CA 94403 |

Great outside... . sux in my apt, unless I'm at the window (or should I say HANGING OUT MY WINDOW). Anybody know if Helio works in San Mateo?

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T-Mobile

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | El Camino Real | Maple Ave., Atherton, CA 94027 |

Won't work in my own home or around it. Usually Works if I go to Menlo College.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Ferdinand Ave., El Granada, CA 94018 |

Calls are practically impossible inside, and there's a lot of interference making calls outside.

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T-Mobile

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Scotchollow | El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94403 |

I have to stand by window to get 1-2 bars. Otherwise, no reception in apartment. I appreciate T-Mobile's signal strength map on their site and it helps to know where I can make calls.

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Verizon

3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | Waverley | Homer, Palo Alto, CA 94301 |

I get good reception where I live in downtown Palo Alto area. Reception on Stanford campus is terrible, however. Slightly better reception on med school campus, but still pretty darn bad.

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