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Berkeley, CA 94705 Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps

1. Verizon 2 star rating (2 stars | 156 Reviews)
2. T-Mobile 1.9 star rating (1.9 stars | 79 Reviews)
3. Sprint 1.7 star rating (1.7 stars | 89 Reviews)
4. AT&T 1.5 star rating (1.5 stars | 240 Reviews)

Total Coverage 1.7 star rating (1.7 stars | 611 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) | 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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0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Oakland Hills | Canyon, Oakland, CA 94619 |

Stayed at father in laws place for vacation and had the worst reception ever! Dropped calls patchy service. I run spotify off my phone and haven't been able to listen to music consistently the entire trip. Terrible... AT&T needs more towers here. R

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Rockridge, Elmwood | Claremont and College Ave., Berkeley, CA 94705 |

The ATT cell coverage is becoming worse and worse in my neighborhood. I have an iphone 3Gs, and I can barely pick up email -- many times I cannot pick it up at all in my neighborhood. It is outrageous that ATT charges as much as they do for practically no service in prime Bay Area neighborhoods. Even when I am at my office on Montgomery St.in SF, the service is very hit or miss for cell or email. What a ripoff? Where are the cell towers?

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