Network Key Facts

  • Sprint has biggest increase in download speeds vs. competitors: 140%1
  • LTE Advanced is nationwide delivering up to 2X faster speeds than before and Gigabit Class LTE available in more than 270 markets2
  • More licensed mobile broadband spectrum than any other U.S. carrier
  • Launched true mobile 5G network in Atlanta, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston and Kansas City in May. Chicago, LA, NYC, Phoenix, Washington, D.C. to follow in 2019.

1Sprint’s analysis of Nielsen’s Drive Test data in the top 106 markets for GET3 speeds (10 seconds 1GB parallel file download testing network capability) comparing 2017 D1 to latest drives (completed from 8/18 to 12/18)

2Compared 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 300 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. Sprint provides true mobile 5G with the largest initial 5G coverage footprint in the U.S, delivering blazing-fast download speeds in areas of Atlanta, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston and Kansas City. Sprint also expects to launch service in areas of Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, Phoenix and Washington, D.C., covering approximately 2,180 sqaure miles and 11.5 million people total across all nine market area. Sprint 5G will enable incredible new connections to people and things, services and opportunities that will allow our customers to live a better life. This includes powering new experiences for wireless customers, from gaming and entertainment services, to IoT and business applications.

 

Latest Updates


July 11, 2019

Sprint Lights Up True Mobile 5G in Chicago

Sprint's on-the-go customers can now experience the power and performance of True Mobile 5G across the heart of Chicago. The next generation of wireless service is here, delivering coverage and mobility with blazing-fast download speeds for approximately 700,000 people. True Mobile 5G from Sprint is set to power new experiences for wireless customers, from gaming and entertainment services, to IoT and business applications. 


May 30, 2019

Sprint Lights Up True Mobile 5G in Kansas City

Today Sprint's on-the-go customers in Kansas City are among the first in the world to experience the power and performance of true mobile 5G. The next generation of wireless service is here, delivering blazing-fast download speeds from downtown Kansas City, MO, to Overland Park, KS, covering approximately 225 square miles and 625,000 people. Sprint 5G will power new experiences for wireless customers in Kansas City, from gaming and entertainment services, to IoT and business applications. 


May 30, 2019

Sprint Lights Up True Mobile 5G in Atlanta

Today Sprint's on-the-go customers in Atlanta are among the first in the world to experience the power and performance of true mobile 5G. The next generation of wireless service is here, delivering blazing-fast download speeds from downtown Atlanta to Dunwoody covering approximately 150 square miles and 565,000 people.


May 30, 2019

Sprint Lights Up True Mobile 5G in Houston

Today Sprint's on-the-go customers in Houston are among the first in the world to experience the power and performance of true mobile 5G. The next generation of wireless service is here, delivering blazing-fast download speeds from downtown Houston to Memorial City Mall and City Centre Plaza, covering approximately 165 square miles and 800,000 people.


May 30, 2019

Sprint Lights Up True Mobile 5G in Dallas-Fort Worth

Today Sprint's on-the-go customers in Dallas-Fort Worth are among the first in the world to experience the power and performance of true mobile 5G. The next generation of wireless service is here, delivering blazing-fast download speeds across the greater Dallas-Fort Worth area covering approximately 575 square miles and 1.6 million people – the company's largest launch footprint for 5G. 


May 30, 2019

Sprint Lights Up True Mobile 5G in Atlanta, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston and Kansas City

Today Sprint's on-the-go customers are among the first in the world to experience the power and performance of true mobile 5G with the largest initial 5G coverage footprint in the U.S. The next generation of wireless service is now here, delivering blazing-fast download speeds in areas of Atlanta, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston and Kansas City. 


May 16, 2019

Sprint's First 5G Devices Available May 31; Pre-Order Begins May 17 for LG V50 ThinQ 5G and HTC 5G Hub

Sprint today announced May 31 as the availability date for its first two 5G devices, LG V50 ThinQTM 5G and HTC 5G Hub. Both devices will initially be available to customers in the first four expected 5G markets – Atlanta, Dallas, Houston and Kansas City.


May 11, 2019

Sprint 5G Overview

With one of its largest investments in years, Sprint is building a blazing-fast, high-capacity mobile network that will enable the next wave of wireless innovation. Sprint mobile 5G is going to create incredible new connections to people and things, services and opportunities that will allow our customers to live a better life.


May 07, 2019

Sprint Lights Up Google I/O with 5G Connectivity

Today at Google I/O, developers are getting a glimpse at the future of wireless with Sprint 5G NR connectivity powering Android applications. I/O attendees from around the globe are among the first to experience Sprint 5G with applications running on the LG V50 ThinQ 5G, Sprint's first 5G smartphone.


April 04, 2019
by Dr. John Saw, Chief Technology Officer

Winning the Global Race to 5G

There’s a lot of attention on the global race to 5G, and for good reason. If we can lead the world in deploying a nationwide 5G network, it is expected to generate $500 billion in economic growth and up to 3 million new jobs in the U.S. alone. The country that leads in 5G will be a global hub for innovation and investment, benefitting from a massive wave of growth in new technologies and services across all industries.