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Press Release -- October 21st, 2016
Source: Sprint Nextel

Sprint Shares #1 Ranking for Overall Network Performance in Corpus Christi for Third Consecutive Testing Period

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Roni Singleton, Sprint

New RootMetrics® Report highlights Sprint’s network investment in the region

CORPUS CHRISTI, Tex. – Oct. 21, 2016 – Once again Sprint, (NYSE:S, news, filings) in a 3-way tie, offers the top overall network in Corpus Christi, Texas. According to a newly released RootScore® Report by Independent mobile analytics firm RootMetrics® Sprint shared the #1 ranking in overall network performance, reliability, call and text performance in Corpus Christi.

“Our focus every day is on expanding wireless coverage, deploying some of the most advanced cellular technology, and investing in Corpus Christi,” said John Stevens, Sprint president for the Central Texas Region. “Our efforts have paid off and we’re proud to once again obtain this first place ranking. However, the true winners, are Sprint’s customers who now get faster speeds, a stronger network and better overall service every day.”

A Top-Ranked Network in Texas
Sprint’s more than $440 million investment throughout Texas over the last four years has helped to add new cell sites, increase coverage and capacity, and systematically optimize each cell site to maximize performance. This is the eighth time RootMetrics has tested Corpus Christi, with the last test occurring in March 2016. RootMetrics drove a total of 1,063 miles in Corpus Christi and during testing, RootMetrics was able to experience Sprint’s carrier aggregation technology on the 2.5GHz spectrum band. This feature of Sprint’s super-fast LTE Plus Network provides better coverage and increases overall capacity.

Rankings based on RootMetrics Corpus Christi (September 2016) RootScore Report for mobile performance as tested on best available plans and devices on 4 mobile networks across all available network types. The RootMetrics award is not an endorsement of Sprint. Your results may vary. See for details.

About Sprint:
Sprint (NYSE: S) is a communications services company that creates more and better ways to connect its customers to the things they care about most. Sprint served more than 59.4 million connections as of June 30, 2016 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; leading no-contract brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Sprint has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the past five years. You can learn more and visit Sprint or and


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