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Portland, OR 97233 Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps

1. Verizon 2.1 star rating (2.1 stars | 47 Reviews)
2. AT&T 1.8 star rating (1.8 stars | 58 Reviews)
3. Sprint 1.8 star rating (1.8 stars | 25 Reviews)
4. T-Mobile 1.6 star rating (1.6 stars | 50 Reviews)

Total Coverage 1.9 star rating (1.9 stars | 211 Reviews)
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AT&T Wireless (TDMA)

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | PDX Metro Area | Entire Portland Area, Portland, OR 97236 |

ATT is worse by far since the "merge" with Cingular! Phones (all 3) all sound like under water, static, with lots of variance in signal strength, even while standing still. All over the Portland metro area. ATT says its the phone, not the tower, but that idea is blown by the fact of using 3 different phones and it happens to all. Everyone (100%) of all ATT users I have spoken with all say service / reception is way worse in last 3-4 months, since the Cingular / ATT merger started... Verizon and Nextel seem to be best all around in this area.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 73rd | Powell, Portland, OR 97206 |

Looking into switching now. I hate it. Plus, people getting a single phone plan get screwed.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Hawthorne | SE39th, Portland, OR 97214 |

Since relocating from the Midwest, we've concluded that our lousey reception and dropped calls must be blamed on the terrain in the Portland area. I've talked to a good number of people with various cell phone plans and providers and no one is satisfied with their reception and of course, the crappy customer service is rampant. We were going to dump our landline at home, but cell phones just aren't reliable enought to count on in an emergency.

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AT&T Wireless (GSM)

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | NE Hancock St and NE 22nd | NE Broadway, Portland, OR 97212 |

Moved here from San Francisco, always saw spotty coverage in the valleys and sometimes house. Since moving to Portland, see major drop in reception in the NE area. At the house we are not getting any calls and voice mail doesn't even show up til outside of house.

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AT&T Wireless (TDMA)

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | NE Knott & 25th | Alameda / Irvington, Portland, OR 97212 |

Reception has been below average since we moved here a year ago, but all of a sudden has dropped to poor... we cannot dial to or receive calls from our house as of a week or so ago. AT&T says there is no known problem in the area.

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AT&T Wireless (GSM)

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | SE 37th | Division, Portland, OR 97202 |

I used to have no reception at all inside my 2nd story Portland apartment. Since GSM, I got service everywhere. In the apartment outside of Motorola, at the river, even at my mom's house 10 miles south of Bandon. Then ATT & T and Cingular became one, reception sucks, and 1/3 of my calls are dropped. This sucks.

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2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | SE 21st | Bybee, Portland, OR 97202 |

1-3 bars - seems to be a hole in Verizon's otherwise solid coverage.

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2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | Burnside, Portland, OR 97233 |

In my house - maybe two bars. By the street - three at best. Disconnected more times than I can count.

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AT&T Wireless (GSM)

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | SE 30th | Holgate, Portland, OR 97202 |

It is hard to accept the fact that my cell phones from 5 years ago work much better than my new one on AT&T GSM plan. My family is so fustrated that we have learned the art of understanding a conversation by only hearing every other word. Terrible....

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AT&T Wireless (GSM)

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Village Loop | McGilivary, Vancouver, WA 98683 |

I have AT&T for a year I started with a Nokia 3590 and had terrible recpetion at home, I could stand outside but not inside and you had to make sure the antenna faced North. I than got an LG4011 and had similar experience. I recenlty got the LG G4015 and have great reception inside and out. I have only lost one call on it and that was while I was traveling in the back country. This phone is amazing, I do not even have an antenna booster.

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