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
  • Launching mobile 5G network in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, and Kansas City in May, followed by Houston, LA, NYC, Phoenix, Washington, D.C. in the first half of 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 and launch its mobile 5G network in nine top U.S. markets in the first half of 2019. At launch, Sprint's total initial 5G footprint will cover more than 1,000 square miles across all nine cities offering true mobility for its on-the-go customers. 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


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.


September 12, 2017

Sprint and Ericsson Conduct First U.S. Field Tests for 2.5 GHz Massive MIMO

At MWCA, Sprint and Ericsson today unveiled results of the first U.S. 2.5 GHz Massive MIMO field tests.


August 29, 2017

Sprint Updates Related to Hurricane Harvey

With Hurricane Harvey threatening heavy rainfall in Texas and parts of Louisiana, Sprint has made extensive preparations to help keep its wireless customers connected


August 11, 2017

Sprint LTE Plus Data Speeds Up 28% in Seven Months

Sprint's national average download speed is up 28 percent in seven months, according to Ookla Speedtest Intelligence data.


August 09, 2017

Denver Housing Authority Bridging the Digital Divide with Sprint Magic Box

Sprint Magic Box is helping residents with Sprint service at the Denver Housing Authority navigate school resources, complete homework, apply for jobs and much more. 


July 21, 2017

Sprint Magic Box expands learning opportunities for Poplar Grove students

Sprint Magic Box is making a big difference improving data speeds and coverage for the North Boone School District in rural Poplar Grove, Illinois.