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Press Release -- March 22nd, 2016
Source: Sprint Nextel

The Sprint Network

The Sprint network is winning awards and getting better every day as the company works to deliver the consistent reliability, capacity, and speed that its customers demand. LTE Plus, available today in more than 150 markets, takes advantage of Sprint’s rich triband spectrum portfolio, and it uses some of the world’s most advanced technologies in wireless such as carrier aggregation and antenna beamforming. Key benefits to customers include:

  • Faster service with double the network capacity and speed, and peak speeds in excess of 100Mbps on capable devices
  • Stronger service with smart antenna technology that extends the cell signal further at 2.5 GHz
  • More reliable service utilizing three bands of spectrum – 1.9GHz for broad coverage, 800MHz for better indoor service, and 2.5GHz for even faster data speeds

Recent News
Video with Sprint COO Günther Ottendorfer

Press Release: Sprint Demonstrates Speeds of More Than 300 Mbps on Samsung Galaxy S7 – March 15,2016

Sprint delivers the fastest download speeds
An analysis of Nielsen Mobile Performance (NMP) data shows the Sprint LTE Plus Network delivers faster download speeds than Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile.1

Sprint Achieves Most Awards in Company History
In the second half of 2015 Sprint achieved a total of 212 first place (outright or shared) RootMetrics® RootScore® Awards for overall, reliability, speed, data, call, or text network performance in 125 metro markets, compared to 135 awards in 2H14 and 27 awards in 1H14.2 212 awards is the most achieved in Sprint’s company history.

Just a few of our wins include:

Press Release:Sprint Network #1 in Las Vegas – February 24, 2016
Press Release: Sprint’s Network is #1 in Denver – March 11,2016
Press Release: Sprint Network #1 in Houston – December 16, 2015
Press Release: Sprint Network #1 in Austin – December 29, 2015
Press Release: Sprint Network Shares #1 Ranking in Reliability and Call in Washington D.C. – December 21, 2016

Blogs By Dr. John Saw, CTO, Sprint
Sprint Continues to Close the Gap in Overall Network Performance – February 18, 2016
Sprint’s New LTE Plus Network Delivers the Fastest LTE Download Speeds – January 25,2016
Introducing the Sprint LTE Plus Network – Faster, Stronger, More Reliable Than Ever Before – November 17, 2016

1Speed claim based on LTE download speed analysis using Nielsen NMP data for top 4 carriers in 44 markets between October to December 2015. Actual download speeds may vary by location and device capability.

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