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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) | Grand St. and Santa Clara St., Alameda, CA 94501 |

Really really bad reception. Not just here in my apartment it doesn't even work at my work building in San Francisco.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | E27th St. | 21th Ave., Oakland, CA 94606 |

When I leave the phone alone, I got 2 - 3 bars. Signal is intermitten, but then when I browse the net I got 1 bar and the speed take forever. Signal is fake. I was thinking about adding another line for my wife and upgrade to the Evo 3D but this won't happen at all. Luckily I discover this issue. For those want to go for Sprint shound take a look at this before deciding.

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0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | 8th and Fallon St., Oakland, CA 94607 |

Laney College in the Building-G Music Dept. building. No reception in the practice rooms, halls or in rooms with no windows. Verizon phone have reception. Outside on campus phones works fine.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Hopkins | Sutter, Berkeley, CA 94707 |

We live in a particularly difficult spot for reception, in a shallow valley halfway between the Shatuck and Solano towers. I use a rooftop antenna plus repeater and service is tolerable (2 bars) in most areas of the house. I do not blame T-Mobile - Berkeley currently has only two cell phone "tower" locations. New towers are opposed by activists who oppose cell towers on principle. The Berkeley City council, hearing very little to the contrary, is compliant with this argument, and requests for new towers or antennas are rejected with the claim that no additional service is necessary.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Avenida Dr. | Grizzly Peak, Berkeley, CA 94708 |

This is a difficult service area in the Berkeley hills. AT&T service is extremely spotty and very poor when it exists at all. My Verizon tablet usually gets and holds 3 bars. I'll be switching my voice line to Verizon once my contract term is up.

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4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | 38th | San Pablo, Emeryville, CA 94608 |

Verizon coverage in house is quite good, though the 3G sometimes does not work. No phone dead zones in house, but customer service in recent months has been HORRIBLE, so I am looking around.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Univ. Village, Albany, CA 94706 |

I will never buy AT&T and iPhone combination again. It's horrible and very poor service. Only 1 of 10 calls succeeds, but AT&T shows here is excellent signal reception area in their web page.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Broadway | Broadway Terrace, Oakland, CA 94618 |

Horrible. I even bought the micro cell tower. Still no good. AT&T told me my upload speeds on my ISP was too slow... Seriously? I have to upgrade from a $55 ISP plan to $100 / month or more? My phone was stolen last night and it seems that I'm going to have to give Verizon a try...

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0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Davis | California, San Francisco, CA 94111 |

No data reception when I'm sitting in the bus on Davis St.between California St. and Pine. Reception comes back when my bus (the #38 Geary) goes 3 blocks outbound on Market St.(at Kearny).

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0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Market | Davis, San Francisco, CA 94111 |

I'm at the 26th Floor of 101 California Street. Spotty connection for voice calls. No connection at all for data. Slightly better connection when I walk towards the window. I got no problem at all with my Blackberry on Verizon (company phone). Shame on you, AT&T. I can't wait for my contract to expire (another 11 agonizing months to go).

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