Sprint Puts 28 More Markets on LTE Upgrade List
Sprint today added 28 new cities to the list of markets that will be upgraded to LTE in the coming months. Late last year, Sprint outlined plans to increase its LTE footprint to a total of 150 markets. About 50 of those markets already have coverage, and, before today, 36 others had been named. Some of the new markets added to the list today include Hot Springs, Ark.; Gettysburg, Pa.; and Spartanburg, S.C. According to Sprint, some customers may see LTE service come and go ahead of each markets' full LTE service launch. Sprint said it will provide more details about the timing for each market closer to the launch date.
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Bay City, MI
Florence/Muscle Shoals, AL
Homosassa Springs, FL
Hot Springs, AR
Lake City, FL
Lake Havasu City/Kingman, AZ
The Villages, FL
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.
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