Even when my phone reads above average bars the reception is extremely poor.Was this review helpful to you?
Only sporadic reception at my home. Very frustratingWas this review helpful to you?
We just moved to the nieghborhood and while we may have 3-4 bars, calls often drop on all 3 of our phones. Just talked to Verizon Customer Service and the closest tower is located between Lake Temescal and Hyway 24. We suspect that the problem is an over crowded cell due to commute traffic going through the tunnel. I'm stuck till July when my contract is up. Friends that have Cingular don't get dropped cals from here.Was this review helpful to you?
T-mobile SUCKS! SUCKS! SUCKS! No reception in my apartment or at work or almost anywhere. Somwetimes I get my voicemail DAYS after it was left. Pathetic.Was this review helpful to you?
The people saying T-Mobile doesn't work on campus are on crack. There's a T-Mobile tower on top of Barrows Hall--one of the taller buildings on campus. The reception around campus is great. (Reception elsewhere in the East Bay is another matter. It's pretty bad in many places.)Was this review helpful to you?
I can use my phone in the house, a block off College Ave., most of the time. But it's not great, and sometimes I miss a call. My housemate has Cingular and she says it's even worse.Was this review helpful to you?
Coverage on the former Naval Air Station is terrible especially in and around any building. Generally 1-2 bars unless out in complete open in visual sighting of cell tower off Pan Am Road.Was this review helpful to you?
This is an update to the post I put up on Dec 10, 2005 (seen a few comments below this posting). I kept a careful eye on my reception and found out that my phone only displays a total of 4 bars! So having 3 to sometimes 4 bars at my location is actually above average and good. A friend of mine also has Verizon and his phone only displays a total of 4 bars. So don't be a sucker and fall into the full 5 bar hysteria like I did. I've seen numerous phones with a display of 6 bars with other carriers! How ridiculous! Anywho. My reception as well as my phone are working like champs. No drops, crisp and clear calls even when I was at a Ski resort in Washinton State (Stevens Pass).Was this review helpful to you?
TDMA service is OK, better today than one year ago. Plan to keep low cost AT&T plan till TDMA stops working. The closer you are to the water, the worse reception. Considering this is island, service not bad.Was this review helpful to you?
Sprint is terrible in this area. Very limited reception and usually drops calls. Can't get any reception with it in Tahoe, but Cingular works.Was this review helpful to you?
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