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Portland, OR Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps


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1. Verizon 2.3 star rating (2.3 stars | 73 Reviews)
2. T-Mobile 1.8 star rating (1.8 stars | 74 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 | 414 Reviews)
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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 13438 SW Mountain Ridge Court, Tigard, Or | 133rd, Bull Mountain Road, Tigard, Or, Portland, OR 97224 |

Signal strengh is not consistent - it varies from a couple of bars at times to none. It is common to lose signal during a call and be disconnected.

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Verizon

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | 9875 Sw Melnor, Portland, OR 97225 |

recepition is very good..on a 1 to 10 recepition 12... .

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Sprint

3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | Lew's Cruise In, Portland, OR 97267 |

Terrible broadband speed around town but always connected.

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T-Mobile

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | 39th | 39th and Lexington, Portland, OR 97202 |

I dont have a tower close to me that supports 4g. I have made so many calls to tmobile, samsung. I want to know is there a human being in Portland Oregon, that can assist me with this phone. T-Mobile cant, Samsung cant. In other words I have a phone in my house that I cannot use no bars, no 4g, and no connectivity. I am have called at least 15+ times. I cant get this phone fixed, unless I drive somewhere to download a app. This is the worst carrier, I have you for 10 years. The towers around me, only support 2 and 3 g. yes I know you are upgrading from Seattle south, sometime in maybe june I might have service. I dont want a call or response, it doesn't help. I have also talked to a few people around me and they too have been having problems, when their contract expires they are going with another carrier.

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AT&T

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 70th and Sandy, Portland, OR 97213 |

4-5 bars most of the time in my area, yet 50% of the time calls are dropped or say "call failed". Text messages are often delayed anywhere from 30 mins to several hours. Pretty bad.

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AT&T

3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | SE 15th | SE Holgate, Portland, OR 97202 |

In the Brooklyn neighborhood (near Ross Island Bridge) call reception is good 3-4 bars, but internet is a bit slow inside my apartment. I work on the northwest end of Hwy. 224 and call reception is good 3-4 bars, and internet is pretty fast as long as I'm outside, or near a window. I dog-sit regularly at a house on SE Woodstock and 36th and the call reception is fine outside, but internet is slow and the phone is almost unusable indoors 0-1 bar.

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Sprint

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | NE 45th Beaumont Area | Fremont, Portland, OR 97213 |

I can reiterate a lot of what other folks have already said about Sprint service in the Portland, OR metro area. I can also speak to service in the Salem / Keizer area. I took my phone in several times for service thinking all the dropped calls (even outside, no buildings involved) were my phone being a lemon. Turns out it has always been my carrier. I have a Samsung Epic 4G. I also think the 4G is a myth, at least in NE pdx. It wastes more battery looking than I've ever used on purpose! Around the house it will look like I have from 1 to 3 bars. I have three right now. I go to make a call, it drops to 0 to 1 bar. My girlfriend in Keizer has Verizon. She never has trouble with her phone. I will be on the phone with her, and the call will drop 1 to 3 times. If we get to three, she is so irritated we're done talking for the night. I don't blame her! It is incredibly irritating to get interrupted by technology 15x / week or more. Drops happen everywhere else locality wise and line-wise too, she is just the one I talk to the most. We go hiking and she has a bar literally in the middle of nowhere in a valley between two mountains! Don't know how Verizon does it. She had to make a call once in the middle of a backpacking trip to the 3 sisters while in the tent! My phone lost reception before the first side-road off the main highway and wasn't useful thereafter except to drain the battery searching. In a nutshell, you will pay more for Verizon, but with things like a credit union discount (10% / month), and combining centurylink if you have it in NE and other parts of PDX, you can totally do Verizon and have the prices comparable or lower than Sprint. Contract is finally done, switching very soon.

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AT&T

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Oregon Zoo, Portland, OR 97221 |

I work at the zoo. Reception up here is none - poor. I, unfortunately, need my phone for work. It is causing me to look at Verizon. There are alot of AT&T users up here with bad reception. Help us out AT&T!

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Verizon

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | SE Belmont St. | 21st Ave., Portland, OR 97214 |

Two bars of voice-only coverage at best in the SE. 2G and 3G data connections frequently drop out altogether and cannot be relied upon. 4G is slightly more available when outdoors but less stable, and low signal strength is evident in both low dbs and reduced battery life. Put simply, you will not get reliable 3G data coverage with Verizon when you're south of Burnside and west of 52nd, indoors or out. You might get enough 4G coverage for navigation to work, but it's spotty. Streaming audio or video on 3G or 4G is not happening.

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AT&T

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Greenburg Rd.Across the St.From Kaddels 114800 | Greenburg and Pacific HWY, Portland, OR 97223 |

Reception hardly works outside here in my packing lot - iPhone 4S - wifi works but no 3G or actual " Phone Service" --- Yes a little odd for the year 2012

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