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1. Verizon 2.6 star rating (2.6 stars | 52 Reviews)
2. Sprint 2.2 star rating (2.2 stars | 31 Reviews)
3. AT&T 2 star rating (2 stars | 50 Reviews)
4. T-Mobile 1.9 star rating (1.9 stars | 70 Reviews)

Total Coverage 2.1 star rating (2.1 stars | 233 Reviews)
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4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Ford Rd. | Monument Rd., Philadelphia, PA 19131 |

Inside, my reception is 3-4 bars. Outside, I am at full strength, 4-5 bars. No complaints here.

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4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Temple, Philadelphia, PA 19125 |

Sprint works great on Temple's campus, I have not had a problem with my signal fading out except for when I went down to South Carolina where the bevy of trees dropped status bar to 1 or 2, or faded completely but it's the deep south, what can you expect?

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4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Walnut | 40-41St., Philadelphia, PA 19104 |

Reception around campus is excellent. I even get 4-5 bars when in my building at 34 and Walnut. However, the second I set foot in my building (Walnut and 40-41st) I'm lucky to see 3 bars, but 1-2 is the norm.

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4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Cecil B Moore, Philadelphia, PA 19122 |

Great reception. Works fine even in the elevator. Only at times deep inside a building loses reception. Otherwise in the outdoors works great.

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0 Out of 5 (0 stars) | Temple, Philadelphia, PA 19122 |

I use a Nextel for work. Bottom line, it sucks. Not only do you have to leave a building to use it, but even then you have to walk around until you get lucky. If you don't believe me, walk around Temple and look for people with Nextel's. They'll be hovering around doorways and windows trying to make calls. I've also heard things about Philly's emergency network conflicting with Nextel's frequency, so beware...

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4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | 10th | Bainbridge, Philadelphia, PA 19147 |

I came to T-Mobile from Sprint (don't get me started). I love T-Mobile. I never have trouble around Philly. Center City, South Philly, Temple, West Philly. Sometimes the signal bars go down, but my phone can always make a call and hold it. The only places I have trouble are out in the middle of nowhere Lehigh Valley, but that's to be expected...

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4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Chelten Ave. | 10th St., Philadelphia, PA 19126 |

Verizon Wireless on Samsung phone A650 you get 4 bars outside, and actually 3 in my basement.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | Frankford Ave. | Oxford Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19124 |

I work for SEPTA and this is the location of my bus loop and when I make calls from here I either get poor reception or calls drop altogether.

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1 Out of 5 (1 star) | UPenn Campus, Philadelphia, PA 19104 |

T-Mobile's reception on campus is horrid. Reception will drop from 5 to 0 by taking a few small steps. Many places have no reception whatsoever. T-Mobile needs to improve reception in this area. Not recommended.

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4 Out of 5 (4 stars) | Broad St. | Tasker St., Philadelphia, PA 19147 |

No problems in South Philly on either side of Broad St.

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