|[November 26, 2012]
Sprint 4G LTE Lights Up in 11 New Cities and Counties in Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. --(Business Wire)--
(NYSE:S) announced that it is delivering the speed, power and value of
its all-new 4G
LTE network to customers in 11 new cities/counties, including
Harrisburg, Pa., South Bend/Mishawaka, Ind., Muncie, Ind., Peabody,
Mass., and Salina, Kan.
Customers in these areas will be able to use their smartphones -
such as Samsung Galaxy S® III, Samsung Galaxy Victory™ 4G LTE (News - Alert)
or HTC EVO™ 4G LTE - to share a picture, download a video, or
check the Web with greater speed and reliability. When you combine the
power of 4G LTE with an Everything Data plan with Any Mobile, AnytimeSM,
which includes unlimited Web, texting and calling to and from any mobile
in America while on the Sprint (News - Alert) Network, Sprint becomes the best choice
With today's expansion, Sprint 4G LTE will light up in the following
areas, with coverage continuing to expand in these areas in the coming
weeks and months:
Clarke County, Va./Jefferson County, W.Va.
Hagerstown, Md./Martinsburg, W.Va.
Shenandoah County, Va.
South Bend/Mishawaka, Ind.
"We are pleased to deliver our new 4G LTE network to more Sprint
customers," said Bob Azzi (News - Alert), senior vice president-Network, Sprint
"Whether someone uses 4G LTE for personal or professional needs, they
will find that Sprint's new 4G LTE network is performing extremely well.
Customers should find it consistent, reliable and fast."
Sprint's network buildout program, known as Network Vision, not only
brings 4G LTE but should also give 3G customers better wireless signal
strength, in-building coverage, and fewer dropped/blocked calls. These
3G improvements are already available to customers in several cities
across the country, such as Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New
York and Washington, D.C. All Sprint 3G customers in these areas,
including the company's prepaid customers on Assurance Wireless, Virgin
Mobile and Boost Mobile, can expect to see better coverage, improved
network reliability and voice quality once the improvements come to
Sprint introduced its all-new 4G
LTE network in July 2012 and now offers service in 43 marketsi.
For the most up-to-date details on Sprint's 4G LTE portfolio and
rollout, please visit www.sprint.com/4GLTE.
For detailed 4G LTE maps, providing coverage information right down to
the address, please visit www.sprint.com/coverage.
Customers are encouraged to check back often, as the maps will be
updated when coverage in these markets is enhanced.
About Sprint Nextel (News - Alert)
Sprint Nextel offers a comprehensive range of wireless and wireline
communications services bringing the freedom of mobility to consumers,
businesses and government users. Sprint Nextel served nearly 56 million
customers at the end of the third quarter of 2012 and is widely
recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative
technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national
carrier in the United States; offering industry-leading mobile data
services, leading prepaid brands including Virgin Mobile (News - Alert) USA, Boost
Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international
push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. The American
Customer Satisfaction Index rated Sprint No. 1 among all national
carriers in customer satisfaction and most improved, across all 47
industries, during the last four years. Newsweek ranked Sprint
No. 3 in both its 2011 and 2012 Green Rankings, listing it as one of the
nation's greenest companies, the highest of any telecommunications
iAnderson, Ind.; Atlanta; Athens, Ga.; Baltimore, Md.;
Barnstable/Hyannis/Mid-Cape, Mass.; Calhoun, Ga.; Carrollton, Ga.;
Chicago/Naperville/Joliet, Ill.; Clarke County, Va./Jefferson County,
W.Va.; Gainesville, Ga.; Dallas; Fort Worth, Texas; Gary, Ind.;
Granbury/Hood County, Texas; Hagerstown, Md./Martinsburg, W.Va.;
Harrisburg/Carlisle/Hershey, Pa.; Harrisonburg, Va.; Houston;
Huntsville, Texas; Hutchinson, Kan.; Lawrence, Kan.;
Kankakee/Bradley/Bourbonnais, Ill.; Kansas City, Mo.-Kan.; McPherson,
Kan.; Manhattan/Junction City, Kan.; Muncie, Ind.; New Bedford/Fall
River, Mass.; Newnan, Ga.; Peabody, Mass.; Rockford, Ill.; Rome, Ga.;
Salina, Kan.; San Antonio, Texas; Sedalia, Mo.; Shenandoah County, Va.;
South Bend/Mishawaka, Ind.; St. Joseph, Mo.; Topeka, Kan.; Waco, Texas;
Waukegan/Lake County, Ill.; Wichita, Kan.; Wichita Falls, Texas;
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