Sprint Expands LTE Footprint to 58 Total Markets
Sprint today announced that its LTE 4G network is now available in a handful of new markets. The new markets include Boston; Columbia, Tenn.; Emporia, Kan.; Framingham, Mass.; Gettysburg, Pa.; Austin and Bryan-College Station, Texas; and Western Puerto Rico. Sprint also expanded the footprint of its LTE service around Fort Wayne, Ind. Sprint says that it now offers LTE in 58 markets around the U.S., and it has about 150 markets prepared to receive LTE in the coming months.
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 Claims to Reach 300Mbps Downloads with Galaxy S7
Sprint today said it was able to achieve peak LTE speeds reaching 300Mbps on the downlink with the Samsung Galaxy S7. The phone, says Sprint, is among the first to support three-channel carrier aggregation, a feature in LTE-Advanced.
AT&T Shows Off '5G Evolution' Mobile Hotspot
AT&T today announced the Netgear Nighthawk Mobile Hotspot Router, what it calls the first 5G evolution mobile hotspot. The device supports AT&T's test 5G networks in select markets, such as Austin, Texas, and AT&T's existing LTE 4G network everywhere else.
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.
I'd never know it was on here if I didn't read about it
Good for them. . .any news on T-Mobile's LTE deployment???
2013 sure is going to be an exciting year for both Tmo & Sprint, ATT & Vzn need some competition.
Looking forward to the Galaxy S4 being announced!*!*!*!