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San Jose, CA 95131 Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps

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 | 295 Reviews)
4. T-Mobile 1.2 star rating (1.2 stars | 107 Reviews)

Total Coverage 1.6 star rating (1.6 stars | 769 Reviews)
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4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Mardell Manor Central Expwy. | Middlefield Rd / San Antonio, Mountain View, CA 94043 |

Anywhere from 1 to 5 on signal, though I always seem to get my calls regardless. Great indoors here. Their service must be better than it was, reading all the horrors. AT&T GSM with the Audiovox 5600 is great. Occassional interference, calls rarely dropped. I switched from Sprint for SMS and so far am quite happy with the AT&T service.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Fleming Ave. | Story Rd., San Jose, CA 95127 |

No reception to one bar. Can not receive and make call.

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4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Easy St. | Middlefield, Mountain View, CA 94043 |

Reception dependent on commute times. Better when there are less people using towers. Inside buildings it's hit or miss, outside (or in car) full bars.

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3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | San Carlos | Meridian, San Jose, CA 95126 |

I have had Metro PCS since they started business in this area. In the begining some of the phones that they offered weren't always of the best quality and there were a number of "black-holes". However, today, for the price, they are, hands down, the best cell phone company I've delt with. Their service is great and seems to improve every month. The reception is always great - I can't remember the last time I droped a call. The phones have improved ten-fold, and their customer service representatives are friendly, helpful, knowledgeable and very responsive. I've yet to have a bad experience with any representative. I recommend Metro PCS to everyone and anyone looking to buy a cell phone or switch services.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Scott | Monroe, Santa Clara, CA 95050 |

One bar indoors, couple of bars outdoors. Hasn't yet dropped a call outdoors. Frequently drops calls indoors.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Great Mall and Abel, Milpitas, CA 95035 |

Very very weak signal with my R225 (inside and outside). Ordered a Nokia on eBay, hopefully it will work better.

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3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | San Thomas | Monroe, Santa Clara, CA 95050 |

A few dropped calls. Reception along 101 is passable. Sometimes half-duplex, sometimes echoish. Customer service varies widely. My main gripe is the persistent belief that they are changing contract terms during the contract periods without notifying the customers. Billing problems, etc.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Los Gatos Blvd., Los Gatos, CA 95032 |

T-Mobile has dropped calls, no signal strength, all problems are constant all over the city.

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4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Lincoln / Minnesota, San Jose, CA 95125 |

Excellent signal strength, almost full strength with this phone.

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3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | Blossom Hill / Calero, San Jose, CA 95123 |

I am marking this as "average" based on the number of signal bars. However, I must add that I get NO dropped calls, NO straight to Vmail, my wireless web still works excellent with one or two bars and voice quality is always superb.

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