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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 Wireless (TDMA)

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | Redwood Rd. | Skyline Blvd., Oakland, CA 94602 |

It seems weird to be able to see across the Bay, including all of Eastern San Francisco, and still get little or no reception. I don't know how that's even possible! Reception in this area in very spotty, and calls are often dropped. Also, when I tried to use the phone in San Francisco, I couldn't complete a call -- yet people all around me were chatting away on their cells! Very frustrating.

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AT&T Wireless (GSM)

3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | Center of island, Alameda, CA 94501 |

Get a wireless hands free set and leave in the 3 foot radius that is getting good reception then, you can walk around your house.

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Sprint

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | San Pablo Ave. | Central Ave., Albany, CA 94706 |

I have Sprint PCS. Get very good signal in Albany, all over San Francisco, all along I-80, and even while up on the North Lake Tahoe ski slopes. I do, however, get only 1 bar at work in my office building in Hercules (although it's fine when I go outside or next to a window). I have friends that use Verizon and AT&T that I go traveling with frequently, and I always get the best signal among us. I'm always lending my phone to them to make quick calls. I've had two Sanyos (SCP-8100 and SCP-6200) for Sprint that always worked very well and got very good signal. I haven't had any other phones, so I can't really compare them.

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AT&T Wireless (TDMA)

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | San Carlos Ave., Albany, CA 94706 |

Very poor reception inside my house and indoors in general.

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T-Mobile

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | Dwight Way, Berkeley, CA 94710 |

Signal is quite low and below average in some industrial areas in Berkeley. Specially in several buildings there is no reception inside. Though works great in Newark, Union City with good reception.

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Verizon

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | Hollis St. | Powell, Emeryville, CA 94608 |

Great reception here. Have had good service with Verizon, except some hotspots like Orinda or on campus at UC Santa Cruz.

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AT&T

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | Thornhill Ave., Oakland, CA 94611 |

Good reception outside of my house on deck. On the street calls are mostly lost, phone doesn't ring 90% of the time. I've tried Cingular, Verizon, and AT&T, none work very well.

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AT&T Wireless (GSM)

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Laney College | Oak, Oakland, CA 94607 |

I have a Nokia hand phone bought in Asia, so the GSM band is 900 / 1800 / 1900. With AT&T and Cingular sharing the same network now, I get reception almost everywhere. Very few dropped calls. It must be because of the upcoming merger. We will see if it stays that way.

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T-Mobile

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Francisco | Montgomery, San Francisco, CA 94133 |

Great reception except when in elevator/lobby. Maybe being on the 7th floor helps too.

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T-Mobile

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Edwards Ave. | 73rd Ave., Oakland, CA 94621 |

Driving to Oakland Coliseum from 580 on Edwards Ave., and lost all reception until Edwards & McArthur Blvd.

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