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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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AT&T

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | 100 California | Sacramento, San Francisco, CA 94111 |

5 bars and no reception. How does that work exactly?

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Euclid and Cedar, Berkeley, CA 94708 |

Very poor reception with AT and T. I just got the new iphone and am close to returning it within the 30 days! I hate it, when compared to my old spring phone and that was not great either. But this one is 1000 times worse. Is Verizon the best in the Berkeley hills? thanks

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AT&T

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | High | Thompson, Alameda, CA 94501 |

Upgraded from 2G Razor to Pantech 3G and there is no reception or if you wander outside you get 1 small bar... ..I thought 2G to 3G was suppose to be an upgrade NOT retro. The 2G Razor had 5 bars in the same location? WTH?

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Curtis St. | Delaware St., Berkeley, CA 94702 |

I share the frustration of all those AT&T customers. What's the use of having an iPhone if it's just an app machine and can't receive a phone call? I finally got out of a 2-year contract, and for all of two years I've dealt with hundreds of dropped calls, crackly reception, etc. I just wish I knew if this "Bermuda Triangle" of reception in Berkeley is an AT&T problem or a problem for all the carriers (the map shows that all the towers are pretty much located in the same area for all the carriers). At this point I think the only way to figure it out is to literally find other carriers' active phones and bring it to your house. Don't believe anything someone tells you from one of their companies, they are not in the business of being honest about their reception quality.

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AT&T

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | Glorieta | Moraga Way, Orinda, CA 94563 |

On street, in house, coverage is fantastic. 3.5g for data downloads very often. Very few dropped calls. Best reception I've consistently ever had with AT&T in the Bay Area.

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AT&T

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | 333 Market | 50 Beale, San Francisco, CA 94105 |

In the SF financial district, you will see 4-5 bars on 3G with the iPhone, but cannot make or receive a phone call, cannot access voicemail, cannot get texts, cannot use Internet. They like to blame the buildings, or "hills of SF", but after 7pm, I can use all voice and data functions on the iPhone as expected. Sitting at my desk I can confirm that I cannot get voice or data connection during normal work hours, then after hours my iPhone can be used for voice and data.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | University | 7th, Berkeley, CA 94710 |

1 bar since June 13th 2010. AT&T customer service and technical support are aware that tower at I-80 and University has been down since this date(2 others have on and off) and there is no 3g coverage. Their official response- SPEND MORE MONEY. They are happy to sell you a new contract and phone(will it work?) or a micro-cell(149.99). Since I am out of contract and have been for years, this option is a joke. AT&T's best suggestion to date has been "buy a pre-paid phone until this tower is up". FYI- AT&T, this is one of the more populated areas of the country with motivated consumers that will be happy to share this information on every social networking, consumer and review site on the internet. Also, everyone I know with Verizon in the Bay Area has little or no problems with reception. AT&T- not taking care of your customers will be a policy that you will find to be very regrettable.

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | University Ave. | Martin Luther King Blvd., Berkeley, CA 94703 |

1 bar in my house only in certain spots, many dropped calls.

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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Central AVe | Webster, Alameda, CA 94501 |

Verizon knows how bad their service is on Alameda. They said "it is a known trouble spot" so they offered to give me a $250 network extender or let me out of my contract without the early termination fee.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 560 Mission St. | 2nd St., San Francisco, CA 94105 |

My data service is slow as molasses and often takes so long to load a page that it times out. There is NO 3G coverage. My phone is pretty much always on "Edge" which is 2G. So crappy. Also, my calls are always dropping. I'm going to suck up the termination fee and get Verizon. ATT is terrible and the customer service is awful too. No customer appreciation or concern.

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