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Portland, OR Carrier Reviews & Coverage Maps

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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0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | S Main St. and Sunflower, Portland, OR 97207 |

Just moved from New Jersey to Orange County, CA one week ago today and went from having full bars in my house in Jesrey to walking down the street for one bar here in Santa Ana. This is ridicules, I thought AT&T were big over here as it is in the east coast. Are they doing anything about this or should I just start looking for a new provider?

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4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | SE Morrison St. | SE 13th Ave., Portland, OR 97214 |

I get almost full or totally full bars, however I get zero bandwidth. With the SpeedTest app, I get a "problem connecting to the network" error. Once in a while, the phone will connect to a different tower, and I get an entire 1 bar, however, I get about 300kbps output according to SpeedTest, and can browse the net, stream audio and video, you name it, that is, until it connects back to the closer / stronger tower with nearly full bars, where I get 0 bandwidth, not even 14kbps. Network works fine downtown Portland, at home, at nearly anywhere else in Portland. Could this be a problem with the tower? What's up? Anything I can do? Anyone I can complain to?

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3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | NW Johnson, Portland, OR 97209 |

very slow to NO 3g internet connection most afternoons - 3g works just fine east of Willamette

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4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Division | 162nd, Portland, OR 97236 |

We frequently travel with friends who have Verizon and AT&T. Our reception is every bit as consistant as theirs is. Looking forward to LTE however with WIFI on at home and Work there is little need for it except when on the road and doing a web search. Phone is great. We are getting two full work days between charges with heavy phone, email use.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 4001 SW Canyon Rd., Portland, OR 97221 |

Indoors reception is zero. Outdoors I'm lucky to get one or two bars. Sadly, this is at Oregon's #1 paid tourist attraction--the Oregon Zoo. Verizon and T-Mobile get great reception though.

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5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | Brooklyn Neighborhood - SE 8th Ave., Portland, OR 97202 |

I have Verizon and my spouse has Sprint. He has to connect to wireless to get the speed I get through 3G on my Verizon Droid X. I get slower speed on our wireless. He's frustrated and considering a move to Verizon, but he is now frustrated with Verizon due to their new limited and expensive data plans. I'm still on an unlimited data plan through Verizon. If I weren't on unlimited, I might opt for a phone and carrier that's cheaper and runs better off wireless - except for the fact that wireless isn't always an option. What to do? More reviews on AT&T in this area?

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5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | Alberta, Portland, OR 97211 |

Always has full bars except for when in the West Hills where 3G is super slow... 3G speed is pretty good but if my phone didn't have Wifi I would be screwed..

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | NE Glisan | NE 71st, Portland, OR 97213 |

Zero to two bars if I am lucky at my house which is a block away from 71st and NE Glisan. At Glisan it jumps to 5 bars.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | SE Powell | SE 26th Av, Portland, OR 97202 |

i live jsut north of cleveland.. no 3G, barely 'edge' network. dropped calls, even outside.. Terrible

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Virgin Mobile

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | 99E | Johnson Creek Blvd., Portland, OR 97222 |

Only 1 flashing bar of signal at my apartment in Milwaukie. In Portland I get full signal readout. 3G is an absolute joke, but I knew that from the beginning. VM basically gets Sprint / Boost Mobiles left over 3G bandwidth. :(

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