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1. Verizon 2.6 star rating (2.6 stars | 51 Reviews)
2. Sprint 2.2 star rating (2.2 stars | 31 Reviews)
3. AT&T 2 star rating (2 stars | 49 Reviews)
4. T-Mobile 1.9 star rating (1.9 stars | 70 Reviews)

Total Coverage 2.1 star rating (2.1 stars | 231 Reviews)
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T-Mobile

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Broad St. | Olney Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19120 |

Only one dead spot on Germantown Av. in Mt. Airy. Great phone. Too bad they don't offer this one anymore.

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Verizon

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | 29th and Poplar | 34th and Girard, Philadelphia, PA 19130 |

The reception has been great all over Pennsylvania, New York, and New Jersey. Outside of an occasional dropped call I can't report any cellular war stories. I've been in basements, elevators, on highways, and in the countryside and have always been able to make some sort of connection. I must say I also love the Kyocera brand. The handsets features are very easy to navigate. And Verizon seems to be the only company in Philly carrying them Verizon is more expensive and I'm experimenting by switching to T-Mobile using a Samsung x475? phone---I'm holding my breath hoping the experiment doesn't tank... and have a sinking sensation that I will be back to Verizon within the 20 return window

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AT&T

5 Out of 5 (5 stars) | 34th and Civic Center Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19104 |

Cingular has great coverage here with signal even indoors in elevators. I used to have T-Mobile but due to poor cell coverage in this area, I switched.

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Verizon

2 Out of 5 (2 stars) | Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 |

Coverage is fine in about 1 / 2 of the hospital; the ground floor of most buildings and the Rhoades building have poor-no coverage. Total deadspot in the ground floor hallway between Rhoades and Silverstein. Best reception in the upper floors of Founders and Silverstein.

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Cellular One

1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Kelly Dr. | Midvale Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19129 |

Reception is pathetic on the cheap plan I have. If I get service at all, I usually lose the connection after a few minutes. This is true all over the City. By contrast, my Cingular service on my blackberry is usually fairly reliable. I can not wait to get out of my cellular plan.

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T-Mobile

3 Out of 5 (3 stars) | Pennock St., Philadelphia, PA 19130 |

T-mobile reception was ok at home, but I used to have dropped called constantly (usually at the 17 minute mark in a phone call).

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AT&T

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Pennock St., Philadelphia, PA 19130 |

Just switched from T-Mobile to Cingular for non-reception reasons. so far the coverage has been great. I used to have AT&T Wireless 2 years ago, and they were horrible, in this area, but the quality has steadily improved, and I almost always get max or max - 1 strength

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Verizon

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Gay St. | Silverwood, Philadelphia, PA 19127 |

I used to get excellent service in my home, even in the old stone basement. But just within the past two weeks I can't get any service except analog until I drive to the top of the hill! service constantly goes in and out. There is no reason for this... ridiculous.

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Nextel

0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Wayne Ave / Manheim St., Philadelphia, PA 19144 |

There is completely no reception indoors and very minimal reception outdoors

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AT&T

4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | 25 and Aspen, Philadelphia, PA 19130 |

Works well generally except in my house. Many complaints from others about the sound quality. Anybody have any experience with this phone or the 650 with Verizon?

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