40 new LTE markets spike total coverage to 340 markets
New 4G LTE cities include Jackson, Miss.; Milwaukee; Providence,
R.I.; and Salt Lake City
OVERLAND PARK, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
stepped up its 4G
LTE rollout, announcing today the availability of LTE service in 40
more markets nationwide - for a total of 340 markets spanning the
"We are making great strides towards achieving nationwide scale with 4G
LTE. The momentum we have demonstrates our commitment to provide an
exceptional wireless experience for our customers," said Bob Azzi, chief
network officer. "Today we are well underway with our build-out and
delivering faster data speeds to our customers in more places where they
live, work and play."
Including the new cities in today's announcement, Sprint 4G LTE is now
available in 340
markets. Today's additions include:
- Anderson, S.C.
- Camden, N.J.
- Cape Girardeau-Jackson, Mo.-Ill.
- Carson City, Nev.
- Colorado Springs, Colo.
- Concord, N.H.
- Eugene-Springfield, Ore.
- Evansville, Ind.-Ky.
- Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Ark.
- Georgetown, S.C.
- Glasgow, Ky.
- Greenville, Ohio
- Hilton Head Island-Beaufort, S.C.
- Hudson, N.Y.
- Idaho Falls, Idaho
- Jackson, Miss.
- Laconia, N.H.
- Marion, Ohio
- McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Texas
- Midland, Mich.
- Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wis.Mobile, Ala.
- Monroe, La.
- New Castle, Pa.
- New Philadelphia-Dover, Ohio
- Olean, N.Y.
- Olympia, Wash.
- Owensboro, Ky.
- Owosso, Mich.
- Paducah, Ky.-Ill.
- Point Pleasant, W.V.-Ohio
- Providence, R.I.
- Reno-Sparks, Nev.
- Rockingham County-Strafford County, N.H.
- Salt Lake City
- Spartanburg, S.C.
- Springfield, Ohio
- Tacoma, Wash.
- Yuma, Ariz.
An Enhanced Wireless Experience
Over the past few years, Sprint has been working on a complete upgrade
of its network to meet the growing demand by customers for mobile data,
especially video. In fact, more than six billion hours of video are
watched each month on YouTube, 50 percent more than last year1.
To keep up with the demand, Sprint is building an all-new network to
handle the heavy data loads. The new network includes:
- 3G network enhancements - Improves coverage, network
reliability and voice quality
- 4G LTE - Increases data speeds
- High Definition (HD) Voice - A next-generation technology for
mobile phones where background noise is virtually eliminated and sound
quality is dramatically enhanced.2
- Sprint Spark™ - Delivers peak data speeds of 60Mbps. Sprint
Spark, which is expected to be available in about 100 of America's
largest cities in the next three years, enables customers with capable
devices to take full advantage of today's mobile technology advances,
such as online gaming, virtual reality, advanced cloud services and
other high-bandwidth applications.
For more information about Sprint's Network Vision rollout, visit www.sprint.com/network.
to Tweet: I'm a fan! #Sprint4GLTE in 40 new markets, now
covering 340 cities. www.sprint.com/network
Sprint offers a comprehensive range of wireless and wireline
communications services bringing the freedom of mobility to consumers,
businesses and government users. Sprint served more than 54 million
customers at the end of the third quarter of 2013 and is widely
recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative
technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national
carrier in the United States; offering industry-leading mobile data
services, leading prepaid brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost
Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international
push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. The
American Customer Satisfaction Index rated Sprint as the most improved
company in customer satisfaction, across all 47 industries, during the
last five years. You can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com
1 YouTube Statistics http://www.youtube.com/yt/press/statistics.html
2 HD Voice capability requires call between two Sprint HD
Voice-capable devices on upgraded areas of the Sprint network.