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Portland, OR Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps

1. Verizon 2.3 star rating (2.3 stars | 76 Reviews)
2. T-Mobile 1.8 star rating (1.8 stars | 76 Reviews)
3. Sprint 1.7 star rating (1.7 stars | 53 Reviews)
4. AT&T 1.7 star rating (1.7 stars | 136 Reviews)

Total Coverage 1.9 star rating (1.9 stars | 419 Reviews)
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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | SW 45th Ave.Near Gabriel Park | SW Caldew St., Portland, OR 97219 |

I've lived in this area for 12+ years and I've never consistently received such poor cell signal coverage / reception. Bought a new phone last year on Verizon's recommendation to try to improve my reception yet I still only get 1-2 bars 3G (both inside and outside). I know Verizon is aware of the problem but I just don't understand why there are still no Verizon towers in this entire area (SW Portland / Tigard). I'm no telecom expert but I'd feel better if there was at least 1 Verizon tower on this side of town or even in Tigard / Beaverton.

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2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | PSU, Portland, OR 97201 |

Moved from Verizon to AT&T. I immediately noticed the 4g lte speeds are incredibly slow downtown. While Verizon was slower than AT&T in some areas, like the sellwood area, it was still fast enough for me. Now, with AT&T, the speeds are very slow, it's like I'm on a 3G network when I'm supposedly on lte.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | St. Johns Bridge, Portland, OR 97203 |

A Verizon customer for years with great reception until past month. My iPhone 5s always had 5 bars; now it struggles to keep 2. I can't load videos, access apps. I'm perplexed and disappointed.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Montgomery Park | NW Vaughn , Portland, OR 97210 |

I work on the third floor next to a window. 4G LTE speeds have always been slow, but over the last two-three weeks it's abysmal. I can't even complete an Ookla SpeedTest -- it "times out" after several minutes, with a download speed < 0.5Mbps. That's not a misprint. Less than 1 / 2 a Mbps! My signal strength averages -97 dBm, which isn't great but it's not terrible either. So... a device issue? Unlikely as co-workers with different VZW devices experience the same issue. Too much traffic and network congestion? Perhaps. An actual dead zone? Maybe. I don't really know, but whatever's going on is maddening - especially with the "premium" rates VZW customers pay. *Ironically, both speed and signal strength improve as I move inward, closer to the center of the building.

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4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Beef Bend Rd. | 150th Ave. on Bull Mountain In Tigard, Portland, OR 97224 |

I'm near the bottom of Bull Mountain, on the south side of the hill, facing Sherwood. Signal is generally good, although DATA is sluggish at times. No dropped calls, here. My bill was $177, last month. I would love to get less expensive service, but everyone's comments on here make it sound like VERIZON is the most reliable service, as far as signal strength.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Holgate and 44th, Portland, OR 97206 |

People can't hear me all the time but I can hear them.

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4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | SW Portland, Portland, OR 97219 |

Though T-Mobile may have the best coverage as well as the other carriersin my area (ie. Verizon and AT&T) they are Enormously better then Sprint and T-Mobile get's 40mbps down on LTE, plus I get unlimited everything so I'm happy!.

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3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | In Metzger Area of Tigard Off Hall and Locust In , Portland, OR 97223 |

I have had AT&T for 2 years (contract period). I get pretty good service-usually 4 bars. Occasional problem with textx getting stuck. I think AT&T is too expensive, but after reading about other carriers, perhaps I should stay put?

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Pearl District , Portland, OR 97208 |

Sprint is the worst As a business person is expect to get LTE in downtown Portland. I've called customer service several times to tell them how I have 1x or no signal. Emails, internet, maps, or any activity is terrible. Was told "towers being upgraded" But wait ! I traveled to San Francisco for business and the Apple campus. I thought to myself "get service here must be great?" But No luck, even in one of the nations most progressive technology cities. Sprint advertises LTE but it's a lie

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 67th / Taggart SE | 67th / Division SE, Portland, OR 97206 |

Sprint signal not as advertised on coverage map. Sprint says 4G LTE is best in my area, but at best 2 bars outside with phone pointed at tower on Mt. Tabor 6 blocks away.

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