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Oakland, CA 94612 Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps


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1. Verizon 2.2 star rating (2.2 stars | 138 Reviews)
2. T-Mobile 1.9 star rating (1.9 stars | 81 Reviews)
3. Sprint 1.7 star rating (1.7 stars | 96 Reviews)
4. AT&T 1.5 star rating (1.5 stars | 245 Reviews)

Total Coverage 1.8 star rating (1.8 stars | 606 Reviews)
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AT&T

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | West of Lake Merritt | Madison and 17th, Oakland, CA 94612 |

Every single call from anywhere in my apartment breaks up. Either I can't hear them or they can't hear me. Half of my calls are dropped altogether. Sometimes I go outside to use phone but that's not very safe and there's a lot of noise from traffic etc. Appears there are only two towers in all of Oakland and they aren't anywhere near downtown. Wish I knew this before I got stuck with AT&T.

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MetroPCS

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Clinton Down the St.From Alameda Hospital | Park and Clinton, Alameda, CA 94501 |

get phone calls but they all drop. so frustrating. The only thing about metro is no contracts. WTF

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T-Mobile

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Safeway College | 62nd St. and Colby St., Oakland, CA 94618 |

I have a Nexus 4 on T-Mobile and rarely get more than one bar and often have no coverage when in my home. I also have an iPhone with Verizon and get great reception with that. Verizon is even faster than my WiFi sometimes.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Channing Way | Sacramento, Berkeley, CA 94702 |

Almost all calls are dropped within 5 minutes. Verizon was better a few years ago. I think I might give T Mobile a try now that they are paying money for my Iphone 4 when I sign up and get an I phone 5

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Grizzly Peak | Summit Rd., Berkeley, CA 94708 |

The only difference at my house between AT&T and Sprint is the sound clarity was better with AT&T. Pretty much the same amount of dropped calls and sound quality is much worse with Sprint.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Grizzly Peak, Berkeley, CA 94708 |

AT&T is awful in Berkeley. About 50% of calls dropped. Sprint is no better. I get 1 bar at my house.

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AT&T

3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | Kittredge and Harold Way Downtown Berkeley | Shattuck, Berkeley, CA 94704 |

Cell reception in downtown Berkeley is not that great. What I don't get is how I can get 52mbps download and 20mbps upload while sitting on college ave at chabot rd in Oakland but in downtown berkeley on LTE I get 5mbps download and 0.3mbps upload. Some of this probably has to do with the building I live in but I'm on the 4th floor and there's a cell tower two blocks up the street on Addison and a cell tower at UC campus.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94704 |

On my 3g phone I get mostly only 1 bar (and cycling rapidly between 2 and 3 bars). So many of my calls go directly to voice mail without ringing my phone.

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Piedmont Ave. | Croxton Ave., Oakland, CA 94611 |

Suddenly, my reception has become almost non-existent. No bars is the norm. Occasionally, I get one bar long enough to start a call and get dropped. What is going on??? I switched from ATT to Virgin Mobile (which uses the Sprint network) in the summer of 2012. Reception was great until last week (mid Feb 2013).

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AT&T

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Acorn Apartments | Adeline, Oakland, CA 94607 |

Constant dropped calls. Barely audible by anyone. Texting is fine. But attempts at utilizing the internet are nearly impossible via my phone. I am required to sit or lay in one spot in my apartment, otherwise I lose reception. It is HORRIBLE. When I leave my neighborhood, all calls work fine. Even in different cities. Never had problems with my AT&T until I lived here.

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