Sprint announced on Thursday that it will activate its 4G LTE network in four new markets by Labor Day (September 3, 2012). At that time, 4G LTE will be available to customers in Baltimore, Maryland; Gainesville, Georgia; Manhattan/Junction City, Kansas; and Sherman-Denison, Texas. Sprint's 4G LTE network is currently active in 15 markets in the United States and the carrier hopes to finish its 4G LTE build-out by the end of next year, covering a total of 250 million U.S. residents.
Sprint 4G LTE Coming to Four More Cities
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), July 26, 2012 – Sprint (NYSE:S) today announced that four more cities will soon experience the speed and power of an all-new 4G LTE network. As the first national wireless carrier to introduce 4G service in 2008, Sprint will bring 4G LTE to the following cities before Labor Day:
- Baltimore, MD
- Gainesville, GA
- Manhattan/Junction City, KS
- Sherman-Denison, TX
"Sprint, in partnership with our vendors, continues to deploy 4G LTE across the country and we're pleased to soon expand service to customers in these four cities," said Bob Azzi, senior vice president-Network, Sprint.
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Over the past several years, Sprint has been working hard to deliver the best customer experience. In May 2012, The American Customer Satisfaction Index ranked Sprint No. 1 among all national carriers and most improved in customer satisfaction, across all 47 industries, over the last four years. Building an all-new network is the linchpin to make Sprint the company customers want to do business with.
Sprint first debuted 4G LTE to millions of people in 15 cities on July 15 and plans to introduce additional markets to the network in 2012. By the end of 2013, Sprint expects to have largely completed the build out of its all-new 4G LTE nationwide network – with an enhanced 3G network – covering 250 million people across the United States. For the most up-to-date details on Sprint's 4G LTE portfolio and rollout, please visitwww.sprint.com/4GLTE.