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Oakland, CA 94607 Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps

1. Verizon 2.2 star rating (2.2 stars | 136 Reviews)
2. T-Mobile 2 star rating (2 stars | 105 Reviews)
3. Sprint 1.9 star rating (1.9 stars | 107 Reviews)
4. AT&T 1.5 star rating (1.5 stars | 271 Reviews)

Total Coverage 1.8 star rating (1.8 stars | 667 Reviews)
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4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Santa Clara | 5th St., Alameda, CA 94501 |

No real problems roaming around Alameda and Oakland for most of the past year. Have had a few dropped calls lately though. Terrific reception in my apartment on the West End. Unlike my neighbor who has Verizon, I don't need to go outside and walk around to talk!

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5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | Dwight St. | Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA 94704 |

Just switched from Verizon to AT&T do to poor reception last month and needless to say it has bars every where I go to around here in the downtown berkeley area. Up and down university, telgraph even side streets in parts of North Berkeley by the BART it works at. Way to go AT&T.

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4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Holy Names University | Redwood Rd. and Mountian Blvd., Oakland, CA 94619 |

Cingular / AT&T seems to be the only company with consistant reception on campus. It's not perfect, but what cell carrier is?!

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Market / Bush (Financial District), San Francisco, CA 94111 |

At work, my signal alternates between full bars and no bars every couple of seconds, and many calls go straight into voicemail. What gives? I also noticed that AT&T gets better reception in underground MUNI / BART stations.

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4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Treasure Island, San Francisco, CA 94130 |

Grrr... seems like the only wireless option out here.

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5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | Estate and La Salle, Oakland, CA 94611 |

Verizon is the best in coverage. I do not need to carry 2 phones.

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4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Fruitvale | MacArthur, Oakland, CA 94602 |

This used to be a dead zone until a couple of months ago. The T-Mobile web site coverage map shows all of its cell towers. It doesn't seem to show this upgraded service as of yet.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Sherman St. | Clinton St., Alameda, CA 94501 |

I usually get only 1 or 2 bars at home, with lots of dropped calls. I work near the intersection of Otis and Grand. My reception at work has improved to 3's and sometimes 4's. Still have dropped calls and poop[r sound quality.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Jones St. | California St., San Francisco, CA 94109 |

I can stand perfectly still and watch the bars go from 4 to none in seconds. I didn't have this problem with the 32 bit card only when I upgraded to the 64 bit. I have had 3 different phones (different makers) already and the issue is the same.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Grosvenor | Trestel Glen, Oakland, CA 94610 |

Marginal coverage in main area of house. Calls often drop. No coverage in downstairs basement.

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