Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Sprint launches 4G LTE to 34 more markets

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), September 16, 2013 - Sprint (NYSE:S) today turned on 4G LTE service in 34 more markets, featuring an enhanced customer experience that provides faster data speeds in more places where customers want it. With an expanding all-new 4G network plus the groundbreaking Sprint Unlimited Guarantee, customers can get unlimited talk, text and data while on the Sprint network guaranteed for the life of the line of service.
Sprint already offers 4G LTE in such major cities as Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles and San Juan, Puerto Rico. With today’s announcement, Sprint now provides LTE service in 185 markets nationwide and is aiming to provide LTE to 200 million people by the end of 2013. Below is a list of the latest markets to launch 4G LTE:
  • Alexandria, LA
  • Allegan, Mich
  • Amarillo, Texas
  • Anniston/Oxford, Ala
  • Bay City, Mich
  • Beaumont/Port Arthur, Texas
  • Bedford, Pa
  • Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Del Rio, Texas
  • Del Rio, Texas
  • Enid, Okla
  • Fort Atkinson, Wis
  • Greenville, Miss
  • Hourna/Bayou Cane/Thribodaux, LA
  • Juniata and Miffline counties, Pa
  • Kinston, N.C.
  • Lake Charles, La
  • Lawton, Okla
  • Longview, Texas
  • Lufkin, Texas
  • Lumberton, N.C.
  • Macon, Ga
  • Marshfield/Wisconsin Rapids, Wis
  • Midland, Texas
  • Monroe, Mich
  • Montgomery, Ala
  • Muskogee, Okla
  • Oklahoma City
  • Ruston, La
  • Salem, Ore
  • San Angelo, Texas
  • Sheboygan, Wis
  • Stillwater, Okla
  • Victoria, Texas
  • Whitewater, Wis
"Today’s announcement means that even more Sprint customers can enjoy the speed and power of Sprint 4G LTE – up to 10 times faster than 3G,” said Bob Azzi, senior vice president-Network, Sprint. “Our nationwide network build includes new 3G and 4G LTE, which provides improved wireless service and also provides new, state-of-the-art, compact and energy-efficient multimodal equipment." Customers of Sprint’s industry-leading prepaid brands, Virgin Mobile USA and Boost Mobile, also benefit from the new network and expanded 4G LTE service. 

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