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Here are the worst cities in America for cell service

The year is 2017 and despite what you might think, it's still not a given that you'll a have a good cell signal in the downtown of any big American city. Getting usable service isn't just a matter of having enough cell towers: it's a complex mix of location, number of users, spectrum, device being used, and whether the magic electric pixies are behaving. To see which cities are good and which are borderline third-world, Rootmetrics -- an organization that conducts extensive road-testing of all four major cell networks in the US -- has collated results by city and published a ranking of the best and worst built-up areas for getting a signal.
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