Network Key Facts

  • Fastest average download speeds in 123 cities1
  • Most improved national average download speeds year-over-year2
  • 87% increase in year-over-year national average download speeds3
  • LTE Advanced is nationwide delivering up to 2X faster speeds than before and Gigabit Class LTE available in more than 225 markets4
  • More licensed mobile broadband spectrum than any other U.S. carrier
  • Launching the first mobile 5G network in U.S. in 1H2019
  • Sprint 5G initial markets: Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City, LA, NYC, Phoenix, Washington, D.C.

1Analysis by Ookla® of Speedtest Intelligence® data average download speeds from 7/1/18 to 9/30/18 for all mobile results.
2 Analysis by Ookla® of Speedtest Intelligence® data comparing average download speeds from September 2017 to September 2018 for all mobile results.
 

3 Reprinted from pcmag.com with permission. 2018 Ziff Davis, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

4 Compared with Sprint 4G LTE. Req. gigabit-class device.

Today Sprint offers its best coverage ever, with reliability customers can count on. Sprint LTE Advanced is now available nationwide, delivering up to 2x faster speeds than before to customers with capable devices. And, Sprint offers Gigabit-class LTE in more than 225 cities. With its Next-Gen Network investment, Sprint is unlocking the power of its spectrum assets to improve coverage, reliability and speed across its nationwide network and launch the first mobile 5G network in the United States in the first half of 2019. Sprint 5G will enable incredible new connections to people and things, services and opportunities that will allow our customers to live a better life.

Latest Updates


January 14, 2019
by Heather Campbell, South Region, RF Engineering at Sprint

Massive MIMO in Atlanta: Sprint’s MVP for the Big Game and Beyond

The last time Atlanta hosted professional football’s biggest game back in 2000, fans were using mobile phones with 2G technology so no one was streaming, browsing or doing any social networking. It was also well before we captured our most important moments through photos and video right from our hand-held devices.


January 10, 2019

Sprint Completes World's First 5G Data Call Using 2.5 GHz and Massive MIMO on Commercial Network

Today Sprint (NYSE: S) announced it has reached a significant milestone on its path towards launching mobile 5G service beginning in the first half of this year. 





December 18, 2018
by Dr. John Saw, Chief Technology Officer

Celebrating a Year of Sprint Network Milestones on our Path to 5G


December 17, 2018

Sprint Tops the Charts with Fastest Download Speeds in Denver

DENVER, Dec. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sprint's (NYSE: S) Next-Gen Network investment is taking hold across Denver and wireless customers are experiencing Sprint's best-ever LTE Advanced network. New independent tests show Sprint tops the charts for fastest download speeds in Denver.


December 13, 2018

Sprint is #1 in Seattle for Fastest Download Speeds

SEATTLE, Dec. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sprint's (NYSE: S) Next-Gen Network investment is taking hold across Seattle and wireless customers are experiencing Sprint's best-ever LTE Advanced network with new independent tests showing Sprint tops the chart in fastest download speeds.  


December 12, 2018

Sprint is #1 in Los Angeles for Fastest Download Speeds and Most Improved Network

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sprint's (NYSE: S) Next-Gen Network investment is taking hold across Los Angeles. As the company prepares to launch Sprint 5G in Los Angeles in the first half of 2019, customers today are experiencing Sprint's best-ever LTE Advanced network with new independent tests showing Sprint has the most improved network and fastest download speeds.  


December 10, 2018

Sprint Tops the Charts in Boston for Fastest Download Speeds and Most Improved Network

BOSTON, Dec. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sprint's (NYSE: S) Next-Gen Network investment is taking hold across Boston and wireless customers are experiencing Sprint's best-ever LTE Advanced network with new independent tests showing Sprint tops the charts with the most improved network and fastest download speeds.