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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 | 75 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 | 415 Reviews)
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2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | E Burnside | SE 20th, Portland, OR 97214 |

Lousy, lousy, lousy. Dropped calls, garbage conversations, lame. T-Mobile response? "If you look at our coverage map... ", like I need to look at a map to find out I'm getting sucky coverage? "If I were you I'd buy a new phone." Oh, aren't you special. "Try power cycling." -- You know, turning your phone off an on. Got this response from 3 different people who all had access to the same history of my complaints.

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5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | SE Powell | SE 26th, Portland, OR 97202 |

I have lived in 2 different parts of Portland and I work in Beaverton. I love Sprint! I have only had maybe 5 dropped calls in 2 years. I have great reception pretty much where ever I go.

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2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | Penninsular Between Lombard and Columbia, Portland, OR 97217 |

Verizon is best in Portland, hands-down. Best coverage and CDMA is more tolerant of low signal than others. I've carried on conversations in areas with ZERO bars. I have 1-2 bars in my house and work but rarely have a problem. Occasionally miss an incoming call. Dropouts and dropped calls are rare. Samsung A610 has impressive reception.. much better than my Motorola V60. Otherwise it sucks (buggy, slow).

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Tustin Ranch | Thompson / Saltzman, Portland, OR 97229 |

T-mobile seems to provide spotty to average coverage in the area with terrible to zero coverage inside my house at this location. T-Mobile's own website and customer support claim "very good" coverage at my address, but real world experience is very different. Multiple complaints to T-Mobile have changed nothing. I am definately shopping around next time my contract expires.

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2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | SW Taylors Ferry and SW 60th, Portland, OR 97219 |

Please subscribe to the cell tower at SW Barbur and SW Capitol Hwy, this is a Sprint PCS tower. This device has great service pretty much everywhere in the Marion, Clackamas, and Multnomah county areas, except for this house.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | SW Taylors Ferry and SW 60th, Portland, OR 97219 |

Almost always drops calls at my home. Has done this for the last 8 years, without improvement. The nearest tower is only about a mile away, but on the other side of the hill we're on.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | NE 7th and Oregon St., Portland, OR 97232 |

I agree. Since Cingular and ATT merged, reception went to hell. Can't even use my phone at my office. I have dual mode with GSM but can't even get VM messages unless I manually switch back to TDMA. Also lousy in 97232. Calls dropped and people trying to call me back don't even ring through. I get VM from people TRYING to call when the phone hasn't even rung.

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2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | Terwilliger Curves | I-5, Portland, OR 97230 |

Drops out around curves. Also have some dead areas along I-84.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | SE 16th | Stark, Portland, OR 97214 |

Flaky reception in or around a 20 block radius up to about the 50th block.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | SW 9th and Washington, Portland, OR 97205 |

Horrible voice quality and large volume of dropped calls in my office building.

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