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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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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 22nd Ave. | 12th Av and E22nd St., Oakland, CA 94606 |

The reception on this model is horrible. You can rest assured that if making or recieving calls in the area of 12th Av and East 22nd st all the way down to Park blvd your call will drop. Also, it doesn't work inside in these areas either. Most times I'm not able to use my phone until I'm actually on interstate 580 in either direction. However, it doesn't get any better once you transition onto Interstate 80 eastbound until you get to the city of Albany. From that point all the way to Vallejo it does fine.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Preda St. | Davis and Preda, San Leandro, CA 94577 |

I never have reception in our house with the Samsung phone. My husband has the Nokia and he sometimes have reception. We are still with ATT and will change by July to Verizon. I have a lot of minutes with ATT because I can't use my phone, so I'm not going to resign with them just to rollover minutes that I want to use in the first place.

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T-Mobile

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Wildcat Canyon Rd. | Sunset Lane, Berkeley, CA 94708 |

There is a hill nearby with an EBMUD holding tank - a perfect place for a transmitting tower...

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Sprint

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | Spruce | Marin, Berkeley, CA 94707 |

Works fine, but signal is always between poor and good hardly ever perfect seems like the network here, Verizon which they use is only ok.

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MetroPCS

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | Marin | Spruce, Berkeley, CA 94707 |

Great coverage! Better than Sprint in the Bay. When it has no bars it still works perfectly. Some drop spots but works well in those places it works everywhere time to switch to Metro if you live in the bay.

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AT&T

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

If I stand outside on my balcony, I can usually squeeze out another bar. I'm getting really tired of dropped and unconnected calls.

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Sprint

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Oakland - Montclair | Valley View - Merriwood, Oakland, CA 94611 |

Have had several Sprint phones, all had excellent reception at my home and throughout Montclair with the exception of some areas on or near Skyline Blvd. Currenly using a Treo 650 (solid reception no drops) and a Samsung A900 (solid reception) my wife has used several Sprint Samsung models all with good reception. I was given a Verizon phone for work (no signal at my home) switched models to the most expensive phone they had with allegedly good reception... still no signal at my home.

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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Lawton | Broadway, Oakland, CA 94618 |

Constantly wavering zero to three bars, with frequent dropped calls. My wife and I both have LG flip phones from Verizon and experience the same lousy signal quality throughout the Upper Rockridge and Broadway Terrace neighborhoods. The dead spots get worse as you head up the Oakland hills near the Caldecott Tunnel.

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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Cedar St. | Sacramento, Berkeley, CA 94703 |

As soon as I enter the "Bermuda Triangle" between Gilman street and University, I don't even try to answer or place calls, because I know I'll get dropped! I've gone through 3 phones with similar bad luck, so I don't think it's the phone.

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Rockridge | College, Oakland, CA 94618 |

Sprint sucks so much azz. I've gone thru three phones in the last year, and Sprint uses each phone change as an excuse to lock me into another 2 year contract. All the while, the reception is horrible. Any 5+ min conversation has a 50% chance of dropping the call. The voice quality is muffled and robotic-y. Avoid at all cost. I wish I had.

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