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Portland, OR 97266 Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps

1. Verizon 2 star rating (2 stars | 99 Reviews)
2. AT&T 1.8 star rating (1.8 stars | 118 Reviews)
3. T-Mobile 1.7 star rating (1.7 stars | 85 Reviews)
4. Sprint 1.6 star rating (1.6 stars | 52 Reviews)

Total Coverage 1.8 star rating (1.8 stars | 427 Reviews)
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4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Gresham | Portland, Portland, OR 97233 |

i love Verizon wireless. I have had them for about6 and a half hours. i've had no prombles with Verizon wireless they are a great cell phone service.

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3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | Bryant Rd. | Cardinal Dr., Lake Oswego, OR 97034 |

My Nextel phone works measurably better than those of my wife and children who are on Cingular.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 162nd (between Glisan and Burnside), Portland, OR 97230 |

The phone works pretty well in a lot of places, and poorly in others. It seems that 162nd in portland is a 'dead zone'. I dont get ANY reception in my house (theres 2 decent spots, 1 by my window, and one in my bed... other then that its 1 or 0 bars.). I thought it was just Sprint but my Ex had a phone that was just as bad (i think it was cingular). She couldnt get Texts or call inside my house (or anywhere on 162nd for that matter). Im planning on getting a Helio, hopefully it gets better reception.

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5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | 160th and Gleson, Portland, OR 97230 |

on my last post, I said that this phone is vary accessible to blind and visually impaired people who can not read the phone's screen as far as caller ID, and knowing how many bars of signal strength they have. This phone will announce all that including the menu options you scroll through, as well as announcing if you are out of the servis area or not. Every where I go, I have 6 bars total. But even at 2-3 bars the phone picks up the signal vary vary well. But, in order to have the phone announce caller ID, and menu options out loud to you, it must be in announce mode. There are several ways to do this. go to menu, voice, sound modes, and select announce mode, and highlight on or off. Press OK. Or press the left voice command key and scroll to that option and press ok. Note. The phone will announce the command option you are scrolling to. Or say announce into the ear piece or speaker. Then you should hear the phone say, announce mode activated if you turn it on or deactivated if you turn it off. Conclusion. For thoughs of you sited people out there who have this phone, I am sorry that you guys were having so much trouble with it. This depends on a variety of things. either the phone was dropped on a hard serfis that made it degrade performance over 3 months, or it just was defected in general. But Over all, this LGVX4650 from Verizon wireless is a beautiful phone that helps out blind people like me in thoughs ways that I have said before. This is a grate beautiful phone that works well, and because you sited people had so much trouble with it, I'm vary sorry to here that. If you have not done so already, call Verizon and let them know you would like to upgrade to a better phone that will suit your needs. but wait until your new every 2-year registerd comes along.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | SW Barbur | SW Terwilliger, Portland, OR 97219 |

Poor to no reception on Verizon network at home and in the whole Hillsdale area.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | NE Beech | 82nd Ave., Portland, OR 97213 |

Very poor, sometimes almost impossible to use. I changed phones 4 times trying to find one that would work. My partner has an old ATT analog / TDMA phone and it works no better. We keep it though because it is the only one that will work in the Blue Mountains of Eastern Oregon south of Heppner near Cutsforth Park. And now Cingular charges us a surcharge to have the TDMA service! Cell phones, what hooey! But now I', hooked.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Bradley Rd. | Outlook, Oregon City, OR 97045 |

My LG VX4600 is unusable in the house - 0 to 1 tower. On my deck I get 0 to 3 towers and can usually use the phone. My wife's Motorola e815 works in limited areas of the house but does give some drops. I have a loanded Cingular Motorola v557 which works nicely in the house. My Verison plan is up Dec 1, 2006. I'm considering Cingular, but have some reservations. I like their rollover minutes. I like using the cell in the house, however, we plan to sell the home in the summer and I'm not so sure I want a 2 year contract for a cell phone as we don't know where we will eventually call home.

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2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | N Greely | N Portland Blvd., Portland, OR 97217 |

Just moved here and had Verizon service. I had zero to one bar in my house and two within the surrounding neighborhood. We just switched to Cingular. Friends that came over with Cingular seemed to get pretty good reception. I only get 2 bars average. The signal varies from one bar to four and back to one within seconds. I still drop calls or have choppy reception. However, it is better than Verizon. We may have to get a Broadband land line to fix the problem. It seems N Portland reception sucks with most of the carriers. It seem odd since Cingular has a tower within a mile of my house. Verizon told us they had a new tower planned in the area within the next two years and we may look to switch back at the end of this contract if that occurs.

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3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | Multnomah Blvd.& 35 SW, Portland, OR 97219 |

I get dropped calls on I-5 curves, especially driving from downtown Portland toward Tigard. No reception in West Hills. We travel to coast once a week or so and there are many dead spots on Hwy. 18 to Lincoln City and on Hwy. 20 from Corvallis to Newport. Voice quality is not great but is likely due to older Nokia-one of the early photo phones.

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4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Beaver Creek | Henrici, Oregon City, OR 97045 |

I seem to get great reception unless I am in my house then reception is poor, in my shop (a metal building) no reception, unless the door is open, but the same goes for my cordless phone. I am considering buying a repeater for the house and shop to boost the indoor signal, but at 300-500 dollars a pop it will hurt.

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