Sprint Next-Gen Network and 5G News
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, Houston, 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.