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Oakland, CA 94612 Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps

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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3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | Wickson Ave., Oakland, CA 94610 |

Service has gone downhill. I wander through my house, phone in hand, searching for a signal. Once upon a time I could call from my car in the underground garage. Then I had to move to just outside the garage. Next it was onto the street in front of the garage. Now it's down the street sometimes, so I drive slowly, searching for a signal.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Hopkins | Gilman, Berkeley, CA 94702 |

Reception was terrible for a long time, then got better for a few months. However the past few weeks have been terrible again. No service or one bar at most.

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5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | Benevides Ave. | El Centro, Oakland, CA 94602 |

Although I hate the higher pricing of Verizon, I have to admit the reception for me has been pretty close to perfect at our home about midway in on Benevides. Still, I pay way too much. My neighbor has T-Mobile and told me she gets no reception in her house--has to go outside or find a sweet spot upstairs. I borrowed her phone to test T-Mobile in our home next door and I got service all throughout our main floor. None downstairs where my desk is though. Thinking about moving to T-Mobile for the much cheaper rates including texting... as long as I can get calls somewhere in the house!

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0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Rose St. | Grant St., Berkeley, CA 94703 |

Extremely poor reception, many, many dropped calls.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Blake | McGee, Berkeley, CA 94703 |

Terrible reception. I have to leave my house and walk to a more open area to have conversations on the phone. Even then areas of reception are patchy at best. Even though I love the iPhone, I will replace it with another phone just so I can use a more reliable provider once my ATT contract is up. I would expect this kind of coverage in a developing country or rural area--not the bay area!

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Ruthland | Mountain Blvd., Oakland, CA 94611 |

It's always a surprise when we get a cell call. Most of the time it just doesn't work. If we walk around the house, and often outside, we can pick up reception for a while, before it gets dropped. Would drop the landline if we could; can't.

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2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | Sheffield / Brittany Landing | Puddingstone, Alameda, CA 94502 |

Cell phone is very spotty in the house. Usually I can only get reception near the windows or on the second floor, and even then it is still poor as people complain that I am garbled.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 2nd | Jackson St., Oakland, CA 94607 |

Well I was looking up ways to check for coverage because I'm looking to cancel my AT&T phone service. I'm very sad to have to do so; I have an iPhone and love it! But I can't use it at home as my calls drop daily.

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0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Market and Pine, San Francisco, CA 94105 |

Ironic that coverage always drops for me at this intersection... there is a Sprint Store across the street. But never fails, reception here sucks.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Grant St. | Vine St., Berkeley, CA 94703 |

Terrible reception. No real 3G at all and a couple of bars of Edge! More Cell Towers! Is it a Berkeley thing that they don't want ugly towers? Could the City / Residents be stopping it? ATT and Apple - Please do something! Or I will HAVE to SWITCH!

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