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San Jose, CA 95131 Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps


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1. Verizon 2.2 star rating (2.2 stars | 185 Reviews)
2. Sprint 1.6 star rating (1.6 stars | 94 Reviews)
3. AT&T 1.3 star rating (1.3 stars | 296 Reviews)
4. T-Mobile 1.2 star rating (1.2 stars | 107 Reviews)

Total Coverage 1.6 star rating (1.6 stars | 770 Reviews)
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Verizon

3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | Sierra Vista Ave., Mountain View, CA 94043 |

I live in a condo, and usually get 1-2 bars - good enough for most calls, although parts of conversations often cut out; occasional dropped calls. Verizon Support says "in-home cell reception is not guaranteed". I find this unacceptable in the middle of Silicon Valley. Verizon offered to sell me a "network extender" device ($250), which accepts the feed from the Verizon office, sent over your in-home cable internet connection to the network extender, which then broadcasts the signal inside your home, like your own mini cell tower. Not sure about going with this yet.

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AT&T

3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | Snell Ave. | Santa Theresa Blvd., San Jose, CA 95123 |

Good voice quality, decent data, but there are times when data really sucks, especially in downtown SF. I would give them a good rating but they are too expensive, thinking about switching to T-Mobile.

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Blossom and Snell, San Jose, CA 95123 |

3 bars at most only 3G all over California especially South Bay.

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Sprint

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Branham Lane | Meridian, San Jose, CA 95118 |

I get 3G everywhere in Santa Clara near airport, and south into South San Jose. However, within 1 block of my house, it miraculously switches to 4G (where I have DSL anyway via WiFi), and up to 1 mile directly south. Seems like they have a single 4G cell tower in my area, but not at Meridian and Hamilton like the Sprint sales office was touting (all 3G there).

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Cumberland Elementary, Sunnyvale, CA 94087 |

Service has been mediocre at best (2-3 bars) for the last 2 years, but rarely dropped. In the last few months (8 / 13-10 / 13) it has consistently been 1 bar and regularly drops indoors.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Middlefield | Ellis, Mountain View, CA 94043 |

Coverage in this area is a joke. Forget about data or making calls indoors. Just barely works outside.

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AT&T

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Kiner and Cherry, San Jose, CA 95125 |

The last several weeks reception has gone way downhill.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Rainbow Dr. | Budd and Stelling, Cupertino, CA 95014 |

From 4-7pm calls do not go through. When they do, they are immediately dropped. Extremely poor reception when available. Even the ATT Micro Cell in the house is bad.

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Mathilda | Washington, Sunnyvale, CA 94086 |

Terrible signal quality here on both Sprint and Virgin Mobile. Frequent dropped calls, garbled audio. 3G only works if you're standing next to an open window. Typically 1 of 6 bars (-104 dBm) indoors 2nd floor.

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T-Mobile

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Greatmall, Milpitas, CA 95035 |

no signal on 4G or auto. good signal on gsm only mode but it drops down data to 3g and slow. trying to resolve with t-mo advance tech support since last 3 mo. may be time to moveon to another provider

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