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Cell Phone Coverage In Ann Arbor

All three major networks are expected to offer good cell coverage in Ann Arbor. Check coverage at your location with the map below.

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Ann Arbor Coverage Maps

Coverage maps draw on data from the FCC's Broadband Data Collection and Coverage Critic's crowdsourcing.

Coverage maps draw on data from the FCC's Broadband Data Collection and Coverage Critic's crowdsourcing.

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4G LTE & 5G Coverage In Ann Arbor

The table below shows the proportion of Ann Arbor with coverage from different cellular technologies.
Network4G Coverage5G Coverage
AT&T100%100%
T-Mobile100%96%
Verizon100%100%
Dish0%99%
Don't be alarmed by Dish's lack of 4G coverage in Ann Arbor. Dish has a newly-built network that's 5G-only.

US Cellular And Dish Roaming Coverage

US Cellular does not have native coverage in Ann Arbor. However, some US Cellular subscribers may still have coverage in Ann Arbor thanks to roaming agreements.

Millimeter Wave 5G

Parts of Ann Arbor have millimeter wave 5G coverage. This novel celluar technology offers extremely fast speeds, but the coverage potential is limited. Millimeter waves aren't well-suited for traveling long distances.

Network Millimeter Wave
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AT&T ?
T-Mobile ?

Millimeter wave coverage in Ann Arbor is likely sparse (mostly limited to dense, outdoor areas like popular parks or sports stadiums).

Ann Arbor Cell Signal Strength

There are 693 map hexes within the census-defined boundaries of Ann Arbor. The table below shows the proportion of hexes at various levels of signal strength. Where both 4G and 5G coverage is available, data is drawn from whichever technology offers a stronger signal.

NetworkStrongDecentWeakNone
AT&T14%59%28%0%
T-Mobile39%57%4%0%
Verizon38%61%1%0%
Dish9%79%11%1%

For most purposes, decent signals are perfectly sufficient. Weak or non-existent signals cause far greater degradation in user experience.

Crowdsourced Coverage Data In Ann Arbor

Coverage Critic has 15,340 crowdsourced data points from 426 map hexes within the boundaries of Ann Arbor. Data is available for AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon.

NetworkUnique HexesTotal Observations
AT&T2935,414
T-Mobile3243,177
Verizon2786,731

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Michigan State-Wide Coverage Scores

Network Coverage Score
Verizon 8.6 / 10
AT&T 8.7 / 10
T-Mobile 8.1 / 10

Data Confidence

The coverage information for Ann Arbor is rated as medium-high confidence. Documentation is available elsewhere covering limitations of Coverage Critic's approach.

Last updated: February 27, 2024