Marcio Jose Sanchez, Associated Press

Consumer Reports released its top ratings of cell phone companies. The following is a list of the major cell phone service providers and where they rank. The ratings are based on more than 66,000 consumerreports.org subscribers who were surveyed in 2011.

5 AT&T
Marcio Jose Sanchez, Associated Press

Value: Poor

Service Satisfaction
Voice: Poor
Texting: Good
Data: Fair

Customer Support
Phone: Poor
Staff Knowledge: Good
Issue Resolved: Good

4 T-Mobile
t-mobile.com

Value: Fair

Service Satisfaction
Voice: Fair
Texting: Good
Data: Good

Customer Support
Phone: Fair
Staff Knowledge: Good
Issue Resolved: Good

3 Sprint
Douglas C. Pizac, Associated Press

Value: Good

Service Satisfaction
Voice: Good
Texting: Good
Data: Very Good

Customer Support
Phone: Good
Staff Knowledge: Good
Issue Resolved: Good

2 Verizon Wireless
Mark Lennihan, Associated Press

Value: Fair

Service Satisfaction
Voice: Good
Texting: Very Good
Data: Very Good

Customer Support
Phone: Good
Staff Knowledge: Very Good
Issue Resolved: Good

1 U.S. Cellular
uscellular.com

Value: Very Good

Service Satisfaction
Voice: Excellent
Texting: Excellent
Data: Excellent

Customer Support
Phone: Excellent
Staff Knowledge: Excellent
Issue Resolved: Excellent