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Sacramento, CA 95821 Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps


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1. Verizon 2.6 star rating (2.6 stars | 55 Reviews)
2. T-Mobile 1.9 star rating (1.9 stars | 82 Reviews)
3. Sprint 1.6 star rating (1.6 stars | 59 Reviews)
4. AT&T 1.5 star rating (1.5 stars | 114 Reviews)

Total Coverage 1.8 star rating (1.8 stars | 362 Reviews)
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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Midtown / Capitol Ave. | 17th and L Streets, Sacramento, CA 95814 |

There is barely any service in the office building I work in. Sending texts can take minutes and I only get 1 bar, If I am luckly I can get two bars. Forget about trying to search for anything on the web. I have to turn off my WI Fi, since it is eating up my battery trying to find a good signal.

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Verizon

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | Blue Oaks | Fiddyment, Roseville, CA 95747 |

Everybody but Verizon customers have to step outside the house to use their phones. We had Verizon when living in sac, moved to roseville and still strong... just expensive :(

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MetroPCS

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | West El Camino Blvd. | Northgate Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95815 |

Most of the time I can get one bar or service with no bars but the amount of time I look at my phone and have no service is scary. I often drop calls before it's even connected. Ever since the merger with T-Mobile, MetroPCS is useless with any phone.

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MetroPCS

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Sacramento | Anywhere In the Region and Much of the Bay Area, Sacramento, CA 95826 |

How they have declined with TMobile at the helm. Had Metro for 10+ years after initial year they were great and cheap. Forced upgrade by TMobile and switching from cdma to gsm or vice versa i'm constantly lacking signal it seems like anywhere. I use the apps for uber and lyft which I had no problem before T-Mobile now I constantly get network errors and miss calls which cost me money. I have to pay $30 more a month to get data speed that I had before and it still inferior. TMobile and Metro SUCK. I've been trying to find another carrier that is dependable but even people that I ask that has Verizon say the same problems affect them and they used to be the best. Amazing how in America you can't find a decent cell phone carrier and the last affordable one jsut went like all the others. I get better signal in the Philipines.

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T-Mobile

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | Galbrath Dr., Sacramento, CA 95842 |

LTE speeds are great in the morning, averaging at least 12 mbps. But once it hits the afternoon, speed can drop to less than 1 mbps in some cases due to the fact that the local tower can't handle the data capacity. It surprises me that T-Mobile advertises that they increased their data capacity.

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Roseville West Park | Fiddyment and Pleasant Grove, Roseville, CA 95747 |

Absolutely horrible reception constant dropped calls. Had multiple emergency's and phone would drop connection.

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MetroPCS

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | El Camino Blvd. | Del Paso Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95815 |

I've had MetroPCS since the day they came to Sacramento back when I switched from "Air Touch". At first they were horrible but so cheap I couldn't resist but they did get better. I had to switch to Verizon because of a home I bought that didn't get signal on metro inside (still kept metro but became secondary phone). 2 years later metro had gotten great and I moved, I was so happy I dumped Verizon and their over priced bill. Then T-Mobile bought MetroPCS. The day I went from my LG Connect 4G (CDMA) to a GSM phone because they forced me to "upgrade" was the last day I ever saw full signal and full 4G LTE in my house. Now they are horrible and I search regularly for an affordable carrier that does not utterly stink the way they do. I rock 1 bar regularly and 99% of web searches result in page can not be displayed (because I have no internet connection). I've tried upgrading and getting their best phones as well as buying high end unlocked phones and T-Mobile phones. Metro PCS today is less reliable than it was 10+ years ago. T-Mobile ruined them and even when I go into the T-Mobile store they tell me I should switch to them because they only give Metro "limited access" and claim they make the service bad intentionally. I don't want to do business with a company like that so T-Mobile is off my list of companies I will switch to.

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Verizon

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Rich Hill Dr. | Chestnut, Orangevale, CA 95662 |

Had 3 bars for years, degraded to no bars over the last 2 months. Trouble report did no good. Verizon could care less. (Probably because I don't use data). Very spotty reception in whole area in spite of their glorious map! Appears to me that they want to force upgrades to smart phone. I will never deal with this outfit again! Bye Bye Verizon!

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Near Citrus Heights Costco | Auburn and Van Maren, Citrus Heights, CA 95621 |

I live by Criple Creek and I'm not sure if the wooded area by the creek reduces signal but I get 1 to 2 bars indoors. I rely on WiFi indoors and would have to go outside to talk to people.

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Near I80 | Madison and College Oak, Sacramento, CA 95842 |

I almost selected "No Reception," because my phone no longer gets bars inside my home (95841)-I am totally dependent on WiFi. I usually use my phone near a window facing College Oak Drive. Outside on College Oak Drive, I get 2 to 3 bars. I do not live in a bunker, but since Sprint officially took over Virgin (I know Sprint was the carrier for Virgin), its service started going downhill. At my office in East Sacramento, I get 0-1 bars on my phone. I have to travel to San Francisco to get good coverage. I like my phone, originally purchased from Virgin, but am frustrated with the downhill turn Sprint service has taken in Sacramento.

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