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


February 22, 2018

News from Sprint at Mobile World Congress 2018

Mobile World Congress in Barcelona offers one of the world’s largest gatherings in the mobile industry, and Sprint again will be among the companies sharing exciting news throughout the show.


January 31, 2018
by Dr. John Saw, CTO, Sprint

Sprint Magic Box Gains Momentum

Sprint Magic Box is making big strides. Today we’re excited to announce that we’ve deployed more than 80,000 Sprint Magic Boxes to businesses and consumers in approximately 200 cities across the country, making this one of the largest small cell deployments in the U.S.


January 18, 2018

Sprint and Cox Announce Multi-Year Business Partnership

Agreement Will Help Accelerate Sprint’s Densification Plans and Deepen Business Ties


December 21, 2017
by Dr. John Saw, Sprint Chief Technology Officer

Celebrating and Accelerating: Sprint's 2017 Network Accomplishments and New Investment in 2018



December 18, 2017

Hey Chicago, Sprint’s Network Has Your Back!

Once again, Sprint takes the win for 16 Chicagoland cities for fastest average download speeds by Ookla Speedtest.


December 05, 2017

Sprint Launches SpiderCloud Small Cell Solution for the Enterprise

Today at SCWS Americas, Sprint (NYSE: S) announced the availability of a new small cell solution from SpiderCloud as part of its strategy to densify its network and improve service at enterprises and public venues across the country.


October 11, 2017

Sprint Magic Box Wins “Small Cell Technology Innovation of the Year” Award

Sprint’s newest innovation, Sprint Magic Box, has won the 2017 Mobile Breakthrough Award for Small Cell Technology Innovation of the Year.


September 15, 2017

Sprint Updates Related to Hurricane Irma

Sprint has made extensive network preparations in advance of Hurricane Irma making landfall in Florida, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands.


September 13, 2017

Sprint at Mobile World Congress Americas 2017

Sprint, SoftBank and the mobile industry will be on full display next week at “GSMA Mobile World Congress Americas, in partnership with CTIA” Tuesday, September 12 through Thursday, September 14 in San Francisco.