Sprint Names Its First LTE Markets
Sprint has indicated via its official Twitter account that Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio will be the first markets to have access to its forthcoming Long Term Evolution 4G network. Sprint CEO Dan Hesse said LTE will reach those markets by the middle of 2012. These same markets will also receive upgraded 3G services, though Sprint didn't elaborate on how.
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 LTE and Spark Footprints Continue to Grow
Sprint today launched LTE service in 24 new markets and Spark service in an additional 24 markets. The company's LTE footprint now reaches 270 million POPs, while its Spark footprint reaches 125 million POPs.
YouTube TV Expands to More Markets
YouTube TV will soon be available to millions more people around the U.S. thanks to a significant expansion of the service.
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.
AT&T Says '5G Evolution' to Reach 20 Markets This Year
AT&T said customers who own the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ will have access to enhanced wireless service in Austin starting today. Austin serves as the first market for what AT&T is calling "5G Evolution" service, an effort to modernize and improve its network ahead of the official adoption of the 5G specification by international standards bodies.
Sprint: Rules the South?
Every other company has mapped their LTE in high priority areas such as Chicago, New York, LA, Seattle, and the likes.
Sprint isn't breaking any new ground here.