Network Key Facts

  • 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 more than 20 million people across 9 cities.
  • Sprint’s average 5G download speed of 213 Mbps is more than 5X faster than Sprint’s average LTE download speed.1
  • Sprint is using mid-band 2.5 GHz spectrum for 5G by deploying Massive MIMO radios on existing cell sites.

1Based on analysis by Ookla® Speedtest Intelligence® data average download speeds for January 2020 of 4G (LTE) and 5G Beta (NR) results. Ookla® trademarks used under license and reprinted with permission.

Today Sprint offers its best nationwide LTE coverage ever, with reliability customers can count on. And 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 more than 20 million people total across all nine market areas. Sprint’s average 5G download speed is more than 5X faster than Sprint LTE. 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


April 19, 2018

Race to 5G: The Opportunities & Challenges

Wireless carriers and their partners are all working to ensure the U.S. wins the race to 5G, and Sprint is helping to lead that charge. 


April 17, 2018
by Dr. John Saw, CTO, Sprint

Putting Our Spectrum Advantage to Work

As we close out our fiscal year I’m excited to report some great progress with our Next-Gen Network build and the positive impact it’s making for our customers. 


March 30, 2018

Sprint Scores with Newest Network Innovation - Sprint Magic Ball

GOOOALLL! Sprint (NYSE:S) today scored its biggest and most expansive network innovation in history with the introduction of Sprint Magic Ball. 


February 28, 2018

Sprint Magic Box Wins 2018 Global Mobile Award for Best Mobile Technology Breakthrough

Sprint Magic Box, the world's first all-wireless small cell, which improves data coverage and increases download and upload speeds on average by 200 percent,1 won a 2018 Global Mobile (GLOMO) Award for Best Mobile Technology Breakthrough at Mobile World Congress.


February 27, 2018

Sprint Unveils Six 5G-Ready Cities; Significant Milestone Toward Launching First 5G Mobile Network in the U.S.

Starting in April, Sprint (NYSE: S) customers in select U.S. markets will experience the future of wireless as the company prepares to deliver the nation’s first 5G mobile network in the first half of 2019.


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