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Detroit, MI Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps

1. Verizon 3.5 star rating (3.5 stars | 13 Reviews)
2. T-Mobile 2.6 star rating (2.6 stars | 14 Reviews)
3. AT&T 2 star rating (2 stars | 17 Reviews)
4. Sprint 1.4 star rating (1.4 stars | 16 Reviews)

Total Coverage 2 star rating (2 stars | 72 Reviews)
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0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Warren Ave. | Southfield Freeway, Detroit, MI 48228 |

If you're from Detroit's west side, specifically the Warrendale area, and you're considering T-Mobile, please don't. The cell service is absolutely awful and virtually nonexistent. I frequently visit my parents who live in Warrendale, and when I visit, T-Mobile has absolutely no service in the western neighborhoods. I find this completely ridiculous and unacceptable. You mean to tell me that a major cell service provider does not have any service in a major metropolitan area?! I've called and complained and T-Mobile never helped at all, forwarding me to call centers over seas where I can barely understand the foreign call center representatives. I understand that it's not the representative's fault, and all they can tell me to do is turn off my phone, take the sim card out, and restart it. I do so and I still get no service. Furthermore, after enough complaining, T-Mobile said they'd send out a technician to install some type of cell phone booster that would be plugged into the wall of my parents house. The date came and went and no technician ever showed up, and T-Mobile didn't even call me to inform me that they wouldn't. I have a second phone, a Metro PCS, and that cheap service provider gets much, much better service than T-Mobile. To conclude, T-Mobile's cell service and customer service is completely unacceptable and absolutely pathetic. I tell everyone to never, ever consider T-Mobile if you live in the metro Detroit area, because besides downtown, you will not get consistent, strong service anywhere; and in the west side Detroit neighborhoods you will get no service at all. Consider any other service provider besides T-Mobile.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 6 Mile Schaefer, Detroit, MI 48235 |

I have had Sprint service for over 10 years. They were the best BEFORE they merged with Nextel. Since the merger the service has been up and down. I have had a lot of different phones and it depends on the phone and the area you live in that determines your reception. All the companies know this and they should recommend phones that works best in your area.

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4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | 4425 Commonwealth | Trumbull Ave.And Canfield, Detroit, MI 48208 |

4G Coverage at my house is pretty good with me getting 3-4 bars all the way from my basement to my attic. I have occasionally dropped calls with an older 3G Android phone though. Being a WSU student 4G coverage on campus is much better than 3G for some reason. I get better coverage in fringe areas(basements). In some buildings I get 5 full bars even in the center of campus. I'm beginning to think WSU has repeaters on campus to improve cell coverage.

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4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Livernois | Fenkell, Detroit, MI 48238 |

4 G fails sometimes, phone service is great, it plays movies wonderful, I say Verizon is the best out of all !

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Woodward, Detroit, MI 48226 |

Having very poor internet connection starting mid-morning through evening. In early morning hours it's OK. Signal strength looks good though. Perhaps they do not have enough capacity to handle intenet connections.

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5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | Chrysler Tech Center | I-75 and University, Detroit, MI 48226 |

Excellent signal strength. AT&T works great inside the building, while all other carriers seem to be weak. Now why can't I find a carrier that works for me and my kids - in NYC and at Wayne State campus?

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2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | Outer Dr. | Fenkell, Detroit, MI 48223 |

Drop calls non stop, I used to sing the praises of Verizon but lately horrible service. Customer since 1999: I been treated like crap Verizon customer service is horrible, not world class service as it used to be. Since 3and 4 g is out supposed to be better, now worst than ever

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 7 Mile / Van Dyke | 7 Mile / Outer Dr., Detroit, MI 48234 |

Dropped call, dropped call is all I can say... .very poor service.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | NW Detroit, Detroit, MI 48235 |

Poor reception inside of any building - must run outside or get close to window to receive 2 bars

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4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | 4000 St. Jean | Conner and St. Jean, Detroit, MI 48214 |

Never dropped calls, rarely drop internet connection and can make calls in bathroom (Concrete Walls).. 3 - 5 Bars 97% of the time.

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