Sprint Expands 4G Network to 41 New Cities
Published on: 29th Apr 2014
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USA based Sprint says that it has expanded its LTE network to an additional 41 more cities. Sprint's LTE network now covers more than 225 million people and remains on track to cover 250 million by mid year.
Sprint Spark, an enhanced LTE service delivering peak wireless speeds of 60Mbps, is available in six new cities, and is expected to cover 100 million people by year-end.
"We're making great progress on Network Vision and customers are pleased with the faster data speeds and crystal clear voice calls," said John Saw, chief network officer at Sprint. "Today our network is delivering significantly better service. Furthermore, it's a strong foundation for tomorrow - a time will ultimately come when customer demands for bandwidth, and technology changes with 4G and beyond, will require the kind of platform we now have in place."
Sprint Spark is an enhanced LTE service that's built for data and designed to deliver peak wireless speeds of 60Mbps today on capable devices, with the potential for speeds three times as fast by late next year. Sprint offers 14 Sprint Spark-enabled devices, including the recently launched Samsung Galaxy S5 and HTC One (M8).
Sprint's new network also includes HD Voice in many cities today, with nationwide availability expected by mid-year.