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Oakland, CA 94621 Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps

1. T-Mobile 2 star rating (2 stars | 68 Reviews)
2. Verizon 2 star rating (2 stars | 141 Reviews)
3. Sprint 1.6 star rating (1.6 stars | 88 Reviews)
4. AT&T 1.5 star rating (1.5 stars | 204 Reviews)

Total Coverage 1.8 star rating (1.8 stars | 557 Reviews)
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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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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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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Grand St. | Lincoln, Alameda, CA 94501 |

Barely any reception at all, maybe 1.5 bars. Customer service told me they had a tower in the neighborhood that needed maintenance, but could not say when it would be performed. This was six months ago or more and nothing has changed. I dont know if any other carrier is any better on the island.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Cypress St. | 3rd St., Alameda, CA 94501 |

Very bad reception and at times no reception at all. I used to get four bars even by the beach but since 2011 the service has changed. I wonder why the change.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 1633 East Ave., Hayward, CA 94541 |

Reception is one bar, drains battery within 4 hrs looking for signal.

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0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Marina Neighborhood | Marina Blvd., San Leandro, CA 94577 |

I get zero reception at all in this neighborhood. If it wasn't for wi-fi calling I wouldn't be able to use my phone at home at all. This entire neighborhood all the way up the the train tracks is a dead zone. T-Mobile says they will get someone on it... that was over a year ago and same problem still here. Last week was my wake up call when I missed a family emergency due to no service. I will have to get a land line phone.

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

must go to my bathroom, kitchen or outside to make a call. service sucks

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Strawberry Park | University and Sacramento, Berkeley, CA 94702 |

I cant say enough of how bad the reception is with At&t. I live by Strawberry Park and I get dropped calls no cells, it sucks. Thankfully my contract is up so I am moving on to Verizon.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Shoreline | Post Office, Alameda, CA 94501 |

Signal goes in and out comes and goes, lousy ATT I am getting 1.1x Edge speed on 3G which means why bother? - driving down Grand St.off the tunnel the signal Always disconnects. Through iPhone 3G I can barely hear at full volume.

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4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | 35th / Redwood Rd. | MacArthur, Oakland, CA 94619 |

I live in Redwood Heights in Oakland and AT&T is the only good reception. Verizon doesn't work here. My sons live in Berkeley on Alvarado off of Ashby above the Claremont and AT&T doesn't work there.

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