Oakland, CA 94618 Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps


Rating
1. Verizon 2.4 star rating (2.4 stars | 111 Reviews)
2. T-Mobile 2.1 star rating (2.1 stars | 63 Reviews)
3. Sprint 1.6 star rating (1.6 stars | 74 Reviews)
4. AT&T 1.4 star rating (1.4 stars | 220 Reviews)

Total Coverage 1.8 star rating (1.8 stars | 514 Reviews)
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T-Mobile

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Lafayette Circle | Mt Diablo Blvd., Lafayette, CA 94549 |

Not getting T-Mobile reception ANYWHERE in downtown Lafayette anymore. Used to get at least one or two bars, but since late last year there's been nothing.

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T-Mobile

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | Chef High Custard, Oakland, CA 94611 |

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T-Mobile

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Ashby | Fulton, Berkeley, CA 94705 |

T-Mobile has 0-2 bars, usually one. Calls dropped after 2-5 minutes. Wondering how they can sell service which they cannot actually provide. Looks like all the carriers do the same. Learned that they have one coverage map for the public, another for themselves; the latter actually indicates the lack of service in Berkeley. It helps to consider how ethical, scrupulous and upright the builders of the railroads and later the highway systems were, if only to keep the behavior of these businesses in context. Also, to keep in mind that the customer service employees are not the actual source of the consumer betrayal.

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MetroPCS

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | Harbor Bay, Alameda, CA 94502 |

I can't make phone calls at my work building on Harbor Bay. :-( I get text messages but they seem to be delayed. I have to go outside if I want to call someone. Metro works better when I'm at home on Thurles Pl. Certain areas in the house doesn't work but one room facing the window usually works. I have to go outside my friends' houses on Marianas and Mangrove to make a call.

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Juanita Way Berkeley Ca | Cedar and Juanita, Berkeley, CA 94702 |

In the past six months, Sprint telephone service has deteriorated. Almost all calls are dropped. I now rely on my land line when making calls from home.

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Moraga Ave. | 51st, Oakland, CA 94611 |

I've been a Sprint / Nextel customer since 1999 and never thought of switching until this year. Calls from favorites don't come through with no record of the call (they think I'm ignoring them). Did everything, new phone, Airwave, a zillion calls to customer support only to be told they've never heard of this problem from anyone else - even as I am staring at blogs with hundreds of complaints. I would switch to TMobile because of the incredible deal to payoff switching costs, but a possible merger of TMobile with Sprint is a concern. My ATT friends get good service but pay 5x as much, and my Verizon friends who are usually loyal say that calls are now dropping for them too. Something is going on with all of the carriers that no one is discussing. If only Edward Snowden worked for the phone companies, maybe something would change..

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Montclair, Estates Blvd.And Pershing Dr., Oakland, CA 94611 |

I live at the top of the hill in Montclair, on the Piedmont side (not up towards Skyline Blvd). I cannot get reception here most of the time. Recently, at Lake Merritt, I couldn't get texts or phone calls... ... . Voicemail messages arrive a day late some times. This is terrible. Sprint = lame in Oakland.

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Sprint

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Maxwell Park Oakland | Monticello, Oakland, CA 94601 |

Been with Sprint 15 years, they sold me a 4G LTE that does not work in my area for a total year. They have been talking about towers, etc are being rebuild. They kept promising it would get better in a few months which extended in the the present and still won't work in my home or neighborhood. I am paying the $200 cancellation fee so that I can get the hell away from a company that now has the worst reception. Sometimes I can't make calls,ntext, use data is impossible unless I go a mile away from my home. Well f... You Sprint I have my disconnect for February 2014. I no longer have any confidence in your product. I predict everyone will switch with the year. DONT USE SPRINT. THEY ONLY CARE ABOUT THE ALMIGHTY DOLLAR NOT THE CUSTOMER.

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Sprint

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | Redwood Rd.& Crestmont Dr., Oakland, CA 94619 |

Sprint works well in the general Oakland area and freeways but not Oakland hills where we live. No signal uphill from Hwy. 13 to Skyline, had to get the additional home antenna booster just to use the phone in our house. Has issues with data, will lag vm msgs and have to keep re-logging in to see email. Ready to switch.

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Solano | Carmel, Albany, CA 94706 |

AT&T just brought a new tower online in albany: see "Finally . AT&T Wireless Service Comes to Albany" On Sprint I get almost no coverage anywhere in Albany. AFAIK that hasn't changed with the new AT&T tower.

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Sprint

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | 1712 63rd St., Berkeley, CA 94703 |

UNBELIEVABLE. sitting here in the tech center of the country and I can't make a f*ing phone call?!?! i curse the day I switched from AT&T to Sprint. I only switched because I eventually wanted to use Ting and because of the "UNLIMITED DATA" HAHAHAHAHA well, what use is data if you get no data anywhere (you have to use wifi most of the time). i've been ABSOLUTELY stranded when i've left home expecting to be able to check info mobile, then was unable to make appointments on time because my phone absolutely refused to give up the info. i've started writing everything down again, just in case... so then, why am I paying to use paper and pen? It does work in many places, and luckily some places I frequent, but good luck in oakland anywhere. I can't make phone calls from my home!... so for that I give it no stars. no calls, no stars. f*ck you sprint.

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Verizon

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | Greek Orthodox Church Oakland, Oakland, CA 94602 |

Verizon has perfect reception in the Greek Orthodox Church

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Verizon

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | Jack London Square, Oakland, CA 94607 |

My Mom, Dad, and I had AT&T, T-Mobile, and MetroPCS in the past, and while out of these AT&T offers good service, Verizon's overall package is better. Verizon doesn't drop any calls, has perfect 4G LTE coverage, and has the best customer service hands down. I know several people on Sprint that are eager to get on Verizon when their contract is up. Like I said, AT&T is good, but Verizon is better.

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Verizon

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | Oakland Airport, Oakland, CA 94621 |

My Mom, Dad, and I had AT&T, T-Mobile, and MetroPCS in the past, and while out of these AT&T offers good service, Verizon's overall package is better. Verizon doesn't drop any calls, has perfect 4G LTE coverage, and has the best customer service hands down. I know several people on Sprint that are eager to get on Verizon when their contract is up. Like I said, AT&T is good, but Verizon is better.

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Sprint

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Alcatraz / Telegraph, Oakland, CA 94609 |

We have no reception in our home. And even outside, the phones often don't ring even though people call us and text's come in hours after sent and people sometimes do not get my texts!

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Sprint

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | CA 13 Redwood Rd. | Carson St.And Reinhardt Dr., Oakland, Ca, Oakland, CA 94619 |

No ability to txt to / from or receive or make calls for the past 3 days. Sprint can only tell me they are upgrading the towers and should be done yesterday, no... maybe today... or maybe in the next 72 hours. Horrible service and worst customer service... very scripted..called 3 times already... they can't tell me a thing!

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Solano Ave. | The Alameda, Berkeley, CA 94707 |

For over 3 months now we are experiencing dropped calls, often low bars, garbled communications. We end up using our land line 50% of time. I asked for and got a $30 discount on our last bill this time I am asking for 1 / 2 off. The only thing that works is messaging. We would change if we didn't have 1 year to go on our phones

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Dwight Way | San Pablo Ave., Berkeley, CA 94702 |

Little to no reception here. Rather disappointing seeing that this is a large metropolitan area.

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Sprint

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

We have no reception in our home. And even outside, the phones often don't ring even though people call us.

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Sprint

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

People call me and my phone does not ring; I try calling others and can't get thru. I might as well not have a phone at all. I upgraded my phone with Sprint, thinking maybe it was a hardware issue, but the new phone had just as much trouble. Will probably break my contract it is so terrible.

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