Can you hear me now? Now? How about now?
Chances are you've had a few dropped mobile calls in your Milwaukee life. This week, a new list just may confirm why. When it comes to cell coverage, seems Milwaukee's not keeping pace.
Time teamed up with OpenSignalMaps to compile a list called the "Worst Cities In The U.S. For Mobile Phone Reception Might Make You Want To Move." It's on Time's Techland page now.
Milwaukee isn't the worst. Â Yet, according to the report, we're the seventh worst.
The report notes that our worst carrier is T-Mobile and the best carrier in town is Sprint. Although, if you check OpenSignalMaps, it appears that Verizon is the best in town. Â Nonetheless, Time says this and Milwaukee still makes the list of worst cities for reception, "Among the 75 cities with populations over 250,000â€”according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates for 2011â€”Sprint generally had the best average signal readings and T-Mobile had the worst; Milwaukee is no exception."
The worst city for mobile phone reception? Bakersfield, California.
Here's the full list:
10. Detroit, Mich.
9. Lexington, Ky.
8. Jacksonville, Fla.
6. Tucson, Ariz.
5. Toledo, Ohio
4. Lincoln, Neb.
3. Oklahoma City, Okla.
2. Colorado Springs, Colo.
1. Bakersfield, Calif.
Personally, I rarely have problems with AT&T, my provider. Â Coverage in the area is generally good. Â Although it can improve at area sports venues. Â
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