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Oakland, CA 94607 Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps


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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 | 270 Reviews)

Total Coverage 1.8 star rating (1.8 stars | 666 Reviews)
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AT&T

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | Shattuck | Channing, Berkeley, CA 94705 |

Signal strength and sound quality excellent throughout the southern to central Berkeley area, haven't tested it elsewhere yet. Callers report that my signal quality is excellent also. Subjectively, the sound quality seems at least as good as what I would get on good quality landline phones. My two previous phones, Sony Ericsson T68i and T226, were much poorer in RF performance and audio quality on the same, ATT / Cingular, GSM network.

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AT&T

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | Dwight | Sacramento, Berkeley, CA 94703 |

I'm only getting 2 bars - even when I'm outside walking. I recently switched from Verizon, and quite frankly I thought their reception was great (4-5 bars usually) by comparison. Verizon was a bit screwed up in the billing dept. but that's another story. I also read some unfavorable reviews of the v220 on the web. I'm starting to believe them. I hope that Cingular can improve their reception in this area soon.

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Verizon

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Oakland / Montclair, Oakland, CA 94611 |

No problems, even get decent reception in the tricky Oakland Hills.

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Verizon

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | Hopkins | The Alameda, Berkeley, CA 94707 |

Outside of my house I get about 2 bars. Occassionally dropped calls. Inside my house, I get about 1 bar, but can rarely make calls. Phone only rings sometimes. Calls usually dropped. In general, very happy with coverage in Albany, El Cerrito, Berkeley. However, coverage is poor again on the southside of the UCB campus.

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AT&T Wireless (TDMA)

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Behind the Grand Lake Theater | Glen View / Warfield, Oakland, CA 94610 |

I do not recieve 99% of my calls when I am at home and about 75% of my calls I do not recieve when I'm in other areas of Oakland and San Francisco. AT&T was a nightmare to deal with.

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T-Mobile

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Alvarado | Summit, Berkeley, CA 94705 |

Only thing that works inside home is Verizon. Good luck with anything else...

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T-Mobile

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | UC Berkeley Campus, Berkeley, CA 94704 |

Calls frequently dropped, terrible reception, and very unreliable. T-Mobile is terrible in the Berkeley area.

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T-Mobile

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Broadway | 41st St., Oakland, CA 94611 |

T-Mobile often has poor reception in Oakland and at SF State, where I go to school.

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Verizon

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | 3rd | Townsend, San Francisco, CA 94107 |

Just switched from AT&T to Verizon. Much better coverage throughout SF and 280 corridor. Almost always have 4-5 bars.

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T-Mobile

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | 7th | Townsend, San Francisco, CA 94103 |

It really sucks that there's no reception while inside a brick building. I used to have AT&T and it worked just fine... I made a big mistake to switch over to T-Mobile because I want a new phone and keep my number. I am very disappointed with T-Mobile service so far. They better improve on the reception inside the building or they will lose customers big time.

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