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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

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Rose St. | Grant St., Berkeley, CA 94703 |

Extremely poor reception, many, many dropped calls.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Blake | McGee, Berkeley, CA 94703 |

Terrible reception. I have to leave my house and walk to a more open area to have conversations on the phone. Even then areas of reception are patchy at best. Even though I love the iPhone, I will replace it with another phone just so I can use a more reliable provider once my ATT contract is up. I would expect this kind of coverage in a developing country or rural area--not the bay area!

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Ruthland | Mountain Blvd., Oakland, CA 94611 |

It's always a surprise when we get a cell call. Most of the time it just doesn't work. If we walk around the house, and often outside, we can pick up reception for a while, before it gets dropped. Would drop the landline if we could; can't.

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AT&T

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | Sheffield / Brittany Landing | Puddingstone, Alameda, CA 94502 |

Cell phone is very spotty in the house. Usually I can only get reception near the windows or on the second floor, and even then it is still poor as people complain that I am garbled.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 2nd | Jackson St., Oakland, CA 94607 |

Well I was looking up ways to check for coverage because I'm looking to cancel my AT&T phone service. I'm very sad to have to do so; I have an iPhone and love it! But I can't use it at home as my calls drop daily.

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Sprint

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Market and Pine, San Francisco, CA 94105 |

Ironic that coverage always drops for me at this intersection... there is a Sprint Store across the street. But never fails, reception here sucks.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Grant St. | Vine St., Berkeley, CA 94703 |

Terrible reception. No real 3G at all and a couple of bars of Edge! More Cell Towers! Is it a Berkeley thing that they don't want ugly towers? Could the City / Residents be stopping it? ATT and Apple - Please do something! Or I will HAVE to SWITCH!

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AT&T

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | Miller Ave. | Near Grizzley and Marin, Berkeley, CA 94708 |

Wild fluctuations. Sometimes it is fine for half a day. Sometimes it will drop call after call after call. Sometimes there is no service whatsoever for a minute, and then it will be back again. AT&T says it is because towers are line of sight and the hills are a problem... except last I checked the hills don't move around like puppies in June.

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Verizon

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | Durant and Channing, Berkeley, CA 94720 |

I've never really had a problem with reception, ever, only when I'm (sort of) underground in the women's locker room in the gym or in the lower level computer lab in the dorms, but that is to be expected with any carrier. Verizon is pretty good. I don't know why I'm looking for another carrier, maybe it's the price, but Verizon is worth it.

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AT&T

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | El Toyonal, Orinda, CA 94563 |

Most of the time my phone shows "No Service" while in the house and maybe 1 bar outside which usually drops calls. I added a booster to help the service in the house, but it really doesn't help much as I still don't have service more than 30 feet from the inside booster. I have called AT&T which is of little value as they say nothing can be done. It is very frustrating to be paying for monthly phone service and have such limited service at my home. I know that on the freeway service is fine, but once you are away from it the service falls off. I don't understand why AT&T can't put up some extra antennas!

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