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Berkeley, CA 94705 Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps


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1. Verizon 2 star rating (2 stars | 154 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 | 238 Reviews)

Total Coverage 1.7 star rating (1.7 stars | 607 Reviews)
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T-Mobile

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | Tulip Ave., Oakland, CA 94619 |

get a lot of dropped calls. reception is not consistent, I would get no service at least twice a day inside and outside of the house. I would lose data also. I had AT&T and never had issues indoors of my house. calling T-Mobile did not help.

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AT&T

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

The guy at the AT&T store in El Cerrito said a new tower is going up at Hopkins and Carlotta by Dec 31st so hopefully that will improve reception.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Spruce | Keith, Berkeley, CA 94708 |

AT&T has had it's ups and downs over the years, but since mid summer totally coverage in Berkeley has been absolutely AWFUL. Lots of drops and missed calls (right to voicemail), coverage holes (e.g. Marin from Albany border pretty much all the way up the hill, also northside and above campus). Forget about any kind of real-time data, in the time it takes Google maps to load a page you can get across town. Driving from Berkeley to SFO area I expect 5 or 6 drops - at least once getting to the freeway, again on the bay bridge near YB, couple more passing by downtown SF.. another at hospital curve. It's insane. The FCC&FTC need to start probing AT&T.. that, or I wish some class-action firm would get interested in bringing a case.

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Sprint

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | Sherman | Dayton, Alameda, CA 94501 |

ATT in the same location with another BB was fine, no breakup - Sprint signal appears weaker in this specific spot, reception is spotty causing dropped words in conversation - Sprint is sending another phone, suspect it may be this phone - I will update if reception improves with the new phone, or leave this comment and just switch back to my previous carrier.

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AT&T

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Alcatraz | Telegraph, Oakland, CA 94609 |

I've had AT&T for 6+ years, never had a dropped call but sometimes poor reception inside. They added or upgraded a tower near here in the last year. Now I get 4 bars in the house, and usually 4-5 walking around the neighborhood.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Albany, El Cerrito, North Berkeley, Albany, CA 94706 |

Many drop calls or no reception at all in many areas.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Martin Luther King Jr. Way | Rose St., Berkeley, CA 94709 |

I have been living in Berkeley for only 3 weeks. I rarely have more than 2 bars. Every now and then, for a few minutes, I have more. I have dropped many calls and when I am able to have an extended conversation, the reception is really bad. This was also true when I visited for extended weekends in May and July. I had the same phone and AT&T service in Seattle for three years with no issues. In Seattle the reception was unbeatable. I never dropped calls, always had 4-5 bars of reception and consistent connection to the Edge network. If you live in Berkeley, I do not recommend AT&T. The service is so poor that I am likely going to give up my beloved iPhone, because it's essentially useless here. It's most certainly not worth the month cost.

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AT&T

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | 100 California | Sacramento, San Francisco, CA 94111 |

5 bars and no reception. How does that work exactly?

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Euclid and Cedar, Berkeley, CA 94708 |

Very poor reception with AT and T. I just got the new iphone and am close to returning it within the 30 days! I hate it, when compared to my old spring phone and that was not great either. But this one is 1000 times worse. Is Verizon the best in the Berkeley hills? thanks

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AT&T

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | High | Thompson, Alameda, CA 94501 |

Upgraded from 2G Razor to Pantech 3G and there is no reception or if you wander outside you get 1 small bar... ..I thought 2G to 3G was suppose to be an upgrade NOT retro. The 2G Razor had 5 bars in the same location? WTH?

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