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Less Bars in More Places: Cell Phone Antenna Signals by City

Cell Service Ratings by City

Everyone who uses a cell phone or a data card knows how aggravating it is to drop a call or not be able to connect. This infographic depicts the average signal level cell phone users reported based on their metropolitan area. Please keep in mind that cell phone coverage is incredibly spotty in some cases and can depend on a number of “black hole” factors that affect a cell signal such as car roofs, buildings, natural obstructions such as hills or trees and bad weather.

Causes of Cellular “Black Holes”

“Black holes” or cellular dead zones are areas where mobile phones are unable to transmit to an adjacent cell tower or base station.