MacNN | Sprint adds 28 more markets to LTE coverage
Mac News Network View: Standard | Headlines | Categorized | Slim
Mac News Network
Mac News iPod News Reviews Forums
 

Desktop Headlines
Sprint adds 28 more markets to LTE coverage
Thursday, January 17, 2013 @ 1:08pm

Sprint has expanded its LTE 4G coverage to 28 more towns in the US, according an announcement. The new locations are spread out across Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, South Carolina, Missouri, Mississippi, Minnesota, Washington, Pennsylvania, Florida, Arizona, Michigan, Louisiana, Texas, and Massachusetts. Most of them are relatively minor; some notable names include Branson, Missouri, and Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.



Sprint is still trying to catch up to Verizon and AT&T in terms of LTE. While it has had some form of LTE since 2008, Sprint initially opted for WiMAX, a standard that has mostly fallen out of favor. The carrier is hoping to complete its LTE network by the end of 2013, something it will need to remain competitive as LTE becomes a de facto standard on tablets and smartphones.

Comments on this Article
Print Friendly Version
Email to a Friend
Add MacNN to Your RSS Feeds
Buy from the Apple Store


Related Stories:

Most Recent Stories:

  • Amazon ships Fire TV in United Kingdom, Germany due on October 25 - 6:50 AM EST
  • Apple to drop support of SSL 3.0 due to POODLE vulnerability - 11:55 PM EST
  • Japanese man arrested for 3D printing guns gets two years in prison - 10:58 PM EST
  • Tim Cook posts photo from latest China visit - 10:10 PM EST
  • Twitter introduces Digits, a new way to log into applications - 9:32 PM EST
  • Apple found not guilty of infringing on expired GPNE patents - 9:09 PM EST
  • AT&T reveals third quarter earnings, falls short of estimates - 8:11 PM EST

    Today's iPodNN Stories:
  • Amazon ships Fire TV in United Kingdom, Germany due on October 25 - 6:50 AM EST
  • Japanese man arrested for 3D printing guns gets two years in prison - 10:58 PM EST
  • Giveaway: Rapoo 3920P wireless laser mouse - 4:42 PM EST
  • Barnes & Noble unveils Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook 10.1 - 4:14 PM EST
  • Moto 360 software update ships, wireless charging dock on Google Play - 8:33 AM EST
  • No comments posted on this story yet. Please post yours.
    Your Comments
    In order to post comments, you must be a registered member of the MacNN Forums and logged in. Please login with your MacNN Forums username and password.

    MacNN Forums Login:

    MacNN Forums Password:

    Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.