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 16 million people across 9 cities.
  • 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


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.


December 05, 2018
by Mike Hennigan, Regional Vice President, Network

Sprint is Getting Ready for the Big Game and 5G in Atlanta


November 30, 2018

As Hurricane Season Comes to an End, Sprint Shares Winter Storm Reminders

After 15 named storms, the 2018 Hurricane Season officially came/comes to an end on Nov. 30. Sprint’s Enterprise Incident Management team, Network team and Emergency Response Team (ERT) spent approximately 65,000 hours monitoring, preparing and responding to major seasonal weather events including Hurricanes Florence and Michael, as well as Tropical Storms Gordon and Lane.


November 29, 2018

Sprint Takes Manhattan for Fastest Download Speeds and Data Reliability

Sprint's (NYSE: S) Next-Gen Network investment is taking hold across New York and wireless customers in Manhattan are experiencing Sprint's best-ever LTE Advanced network with new independent testing showing Sprint tops the charts in speed and data reliability.


November 27, 2018

Sprint and HTC Announce Innovative 5G Mobile Smart Hub Coming in First Half of 2019

Sprint (NYSE: S) and HTC are working together to bring a powerful 5G mobile smart hub to U.S. customers in the first half of 2019. 


November 06, 2018

Sprint Launches New Campaign Highlighting Better-than-Ever Network Paired with Best Value in Wireless

Sprint continues to make significant progress on its network build, now providing its best coverage ever and up to 2X faster speeds than before with LTE Advanced1, all while saving customers nearly $1,000 in the first year over Verizon and AT&T2