Network Key Facts

  • LTE Advanced is nationwide delivering up to 2X faster speeds than before and Gigabit Class LTE available in more than 300 cities.1
  • True Mobile 5G is now available in areas of Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, New York City, Phoenix, and Washington, D.C.
  • True Mobile 5G service covers approximately 2,100 square miles in total across 9 markets.
  • 11 million people are expected to be covered in total across all nine market areas.
  • Sprint is using mid-band 2.5 GHz spectrum for 5G by deploying Massive MIMO radios on existing cell sites.

1Compared 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 True Mobile 5G delivers blazing-fast download speeds in areas of Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, New York City, Phoenix and Washington, D.C., covering approximately 2,100 square miles and 11 million people total across all nine market areas. Where available, 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, including gaming and entertainment services, IoT and business applications. Sprint 5G is a platform for innovation that will create new opportunities and growth across a wide range of industries such as healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agriculture, transportation, hospitality. 

 

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.