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LTE Comes To Virgin, Boost

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Feb 25, 2013, 9:30 AM   by Rich Brome

Sprint today announced the first LTE 4G phones for its prepaid brands, Virgin Mobile and Boost Mobile. Boost will get the all-new Force, made by ZTE, as well as the HTC One SV, already offered by MetroPCS. Virgin, meanwhile, will get the Samsung Galaxy Victory, already offered under the Sprint brand. Both brands have previously only offered 4G phones that use Sprint's older WiMAX network. Sprint is committed to continuing WiMAX service through 2015, but eventually plans to phase it out in favor of LTE. The Force sports a 4-inch screen, 5-megapixel camera, front camera, and 1.5 GHz dual-core processor. Boost will offer the Force on March 7th for $200, and the One SV on the same day for $300. Virgin starts selling the Victory today for $300.

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Feb 26, 2013, 9:25 AM

an error

One SV is offered by Cricket, not MetroPCS.

Feb 26, 2013, 2:47 AM


--do you know if Sprint has lit up LTE in South Florida, yet? I haven't really found anything online that's definitive in that regard.
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