Sprint Says 150 Markets Will Have LTE in 'Coming Months'
Sprint today offered a progress report on its LTE and enhanced 3G deployments. According to Sprint, a total of 150 markets will have LTE coverage in the coming months. Sprint has already named most of these markets, and 49 of them are already live. It added 36 new markets today to the list of those prepared to receive LTE. Additionally, Sprint has enhanced is CDMA-EVDO 3G network in 70 other markets. Sprint didn't specify when exactly the markets will receive LTE. These network improvements are all part of its Network Vision project, which is a multi-year effort to update its network to IP (internet protocol) technology.
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Beaumont/Port Arthur, Texas
Bridgeport/Stamford/Norwalk, Conn. Brownsville/Harlingen, Texas
Durham/Chapel Hill, N.C.
Eau Claire, Wisc.
La Crosse, Wisc.
Little Rock/North Little Rock/Conway, Ark.
Mankato/North Mankato, Minn.
New Haven/Milford, Conn.
New Iberia, La.
North Wilkesboro, N.C.
Palm Coast, Fla.
Pine Bluff, Ark.
Ponca City, Okla.
San Jose/Sunnyvale/Santa Clara, Calif. Santa Cruz/Watsonville, Calif.
St. Cloud, Minn.
Sprint Doubles LTE Plus Footprint
Sprint today said it has doubled the availability of its LTE Plus coverage from 77 markets in November to more than 150 markets today. Some of the new markets include Boulder, Colo., West Palm Beach, Fla., Cleveland, Ohio, and Syracuse, N.Y.
Sprint Says Network Vision Is Basically Done
Sprint recently indicated that its years-long Network Vision project is coming to a close. Sprint's 1900MHz LTE network covers 260 million POPs, according to Sprint CFO Joe Euteneuer, who made the comments at a Bank of America investor conference this week.
Sprint Retires 'Spark' and Launches 'LTE Plus'
Sprint is rebranding its LTE 4G network in an effort to call attention to the technology involved in making the network tick. Sprint LTE Plus replaces the Sprint Spark name for the company's tri-band LTE network, which uses 800MHz, 1.9GHz, and 2.5GHz.
T-Mobile Says LTE Footprint Now Matches Sprint
T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray said the company's LTE 4G network now covers 280 million POPS. That's a slight improvement from the 275 million POPs T-Mobile said it covered at the end of April.
Whatever time frame you have
It's not as easy as flipping a switch - but it's as easy as writing a check and getting these dumb contractors to hurry up and hustle out to these towers.
And before you bring up costs, consider you've been supporting Clear - the pregnant, jobless, white trash burden ....since 2008.
For a company supposedly so farr behind...
Maybe if they just read some of the sources being cited by other posters here, they'd feel really bad about all this.
Falling Far Behind
Their 3G network is SUPER SLOW... yeah unlimited internet.. but only if you are lucky enough to live in those FEW cities that have an updated network!... I am in the Ft. Lauderdale Florida area and it SUCKS.....
I guess I am bitter b/c i was one of the first with a HTC EVO when it first came out... when we FINALLY got the "4G" No where i went had coverage b/c its so spotty...
It was a blessing when i switched to AT&T ... the 3G network speeds i get average at about 3MBS.. when on sprints i averaged about 220kbs... why bother wasting money on them?...
Too many broken promises sprint.. that is why i lef...
It was a blessing when i switched to AT&T ...
Ignorance must be bliss. I do not know how anyone in good conscience can give any money to a company as duplicitous as AT&T, which tried to hoodwin...