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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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T-Mobile

3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | Cedar / Sacramento St. | Rose, Berkeley, CA 94702 |

We've been at this location for more than 3 years and never had a problem with signal strength and call quality until recently. Our problem (on both phones / lines) is that the first call doesn't always have audio when dialing and connecting. The call would go through but you can't hear the other person; you can't hear the dialing tone either. It's not a dropped call but a connected call without sound. So we'd have to hang up and redial and always, the second time it's fine. We've been having this issue for more than 2 months now and am considering leaving TMobile once our contract expires.

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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Bush | Mason, San Francisco, CA 94108 |

I've always been a fan of Verizon, but lately their service has been awful. My wife always wanted an iPhone but I kept telling her that AT&T service was worthless. Boy am I wrong in this case. We both get 1 bar in our apartment, and 3G is slow (300kbps if I'm lucky). Calls are always getting dropped, or not received. It's really frustrating. Our friends with iPhones on AT&T get great reception and really fast 3G service. Those dumb Verizon commercials are starting to irritate me.

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AT&T

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

I have no service in my apt, which is on the top of hill off Piedmont Ave. Additionally, down the street I have no service in office building near hospitals. Dropped calls almost daily, or just missed all together. Data always works well though, even when have spotty coverage.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Shoreline Dr. | Park St., Alameda, CA 94501 |

In and out conversation, more out than in. Finally had to use landline phone just to have a decent conversation. Cannot get dish network neither, sigh....

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AT&T

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Franklin and University | Univeristy Ave.Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94702 |

this is a dead zone no matter what phone you have and ATT wont let you out of your contract report them to the public utility commission and you should know that there are SEVERAL class action law suits against them in several states for not letting folks out of their contracts

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Christie Ave. | 65th St., Emeryville, CA 94608 |

Almost never get a 3G connection, and calls are consistently of poor quality and dropping all over the place.

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AT&T

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Harrison | 29th, Oakland, CA 94611 |

Luckily, I have a landline. It's useless to use my cell in my house. I actually live closer to Broadway. Reception is better if I go to the Broadway end of the house and non-existente at the Harrison end of the house. I have to use the phone outside on the top floor in the most westerly part of the building to have any type of serious conversation.

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AT&T

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Hillside Ave., Albany, CA 94706 |

Glad I didn't cancel my land line... ... I don't want to repeat all the frustrating comments about AT&T and iPhone that you can read above / below but it's the worst mobile phone experience I had in my life - I definitely will try a different model and carrier

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Francisco and MLK Jr, Berkeley, CA 94709 |

We have a family plan and in one of the cell phones there is no reception at all. In my second line if I'm lucky and if I stay in the good spot then I have 1 bar. I live in Berkeley downtown and thinking to switch to any other company because I'm sick of ATT, but I have to pay early termination fee. ATT is horrible I also have internet issues with them, well if you could my recommendation is avoid it.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Transamerica Pyramid, San Francisco, CA 94111 |

AT&T has been getting progressively worse for the past few years. It was great 5 or more years ago but honestly at SFSU I have zero reception, the Financial District is constantly going between 0-1 bars, and my house has only 1 bar in the Fillmore. And like someone else said, Hayes Valley is the Valley of no reception.

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