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Oakland, CA 94606 Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps


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1. Verizon 2.2 star rating (2.2 stars | 139 Reviews)
2. T-Mobile 1.9 star rating (1.9 stars | 80 Reviews)
3. Sprint 1.7 star rating (1.7 stars | 96 Reviews)
4. AT&T 1.4 star rating (1.4 stars | 246 Reviews)

Total Coverage 1.7 star rating (1.7 stars | 609 Reviews)
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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Fernside Neighborhood, Alameda | Fernside Blvd.At High St., Alameda, CA 94501 |

I have been using VIRGIN MOBILE for a year (which is not an option here, so I picked Sprint, which I understand uses the same network.) The reception in my house is horrible. Basically the phone does not work, and nearly all of my incoming calls just go straight to voicemail. Not worth the savings.

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Sprint

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Adams Point Euclid Ave. | Adams, Oakland, CA 94610 |

Reception in home has never been good,and I have had about three or four different phones with Sprint over abt 10 years. over the last few months it has gone from poor to no reception. Dropped calls when I did have a little receception. in a nutshell... it's bad.

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AT&T

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | West of Lake Merritt | Madison and 17th, Oakland, CA 94612 |

Every single call from anywhere in my apartment breaks up. Either I can't hear them or they can't hear me. Half of my calls are dropped altogether. Sometimes I go outside to use phone but that's not very safe and there's a lot of noise from traffic etc. Appears there are only two towers in all of Oakland and they aren't anywhere near downtown. Wish I knew this before I got stuck with AT&T.

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MetroPCS

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Clinton Down the St.From Alameda Hospital | Park and Clinton, Alameda, CA 94501 |

get phone calls but they all drop. so frustrating. The only thing about metro is no contracts. WTF

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T-Mobile

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Safeway College | 62nd St. and Colby St., Oakland, CA 94618 |

I have a Nexus 4 on T-Mobile and rarely get more than one bar and often have no coverage when in my home. I also have an iPhone with Verizon and get great reception with that. Verizon is even faster than my WiFi sometimes.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Channing Way | Sacramento, Berkeley, CA 94702 |

Almost all calls are dropped within 5 minutes. Verizon was better a few years ago. I think I might give T Mobile a try now that they are paying money for my Iphone 4 when I sign up and get an I phone 5

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Grizzly Peak | Summit Rd., Berkeley, CA 94708 |

The only difference at my house between AT&T and Sprint is the sound clarity was better with AT&T. Pretty much the same amount of dropped calls and sound quality is much worse with Sprint.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Grizzly Peak, Berkeley, CA 94708 |

AT&T is awful in Berkeley. About 50% of calls dropped. Sprint is no better. I get 1 bar at my house.

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AT&T

3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | Kittredge and Harold Way Downtown Berkeley | Shattuck, Berkeley, CA 94704 |

Cell reception in downtown Berkeley is not that great. What I don't get is how I can get 52mbps download and 20mbps upload while sitting on college ave at chabot rd in Oakland but in downtown berkeley on LTE I get 5mbps download and 0.3mbps upload. Some of this probably has to do with the building I live in but I'm on the 4th floor and there's a cell tower two blocks up the street on Addison and a cell tower at UC campus.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94704 |

On my 3g phone I get mostly only 1 bar (and cycling rapidly between 2 and 3 bars). So many of my calls go directly to voice mail without ringing my phone.

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