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Sprint Launches 41 New 4G LTE Markets, Brings Total to 151

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Subscribers in more than 40 markets should see 4G LTE on Sprint’s network this morning, as the company announced a massive rollout of LTE across the country. Sprint’s 4G LTE total market count now sits at an official 151, which technically puts them ahead of T-Mobile in terms of quantity, but we have yet to test the quality.

Customers all the way from Portland, OR to Jacksonville, FL should see a big change in data speeds, so if you are on Sprint with an LTE-capable device, let us know how the service is moving forward. The full list of cities can be found below. 

New Markets:

  • Baraboo, Wis.
  • Kokomo, Ind.
  • Beaver Dam, Wis.
  • Laredo, Texas
  • Brownsville/Harlingen, Texas
  • Lebanon, Pa.
  • Bronx/Brooklyn, N.Y
  • Morgan City, La.
  • Columbus, Miss.
  • Nacogdoches, Texas
  • Daytona Beach, Fla.
  • Nashville, Tenn.
  • Durham, N.C.
  • Oakland, Calif.
  • Dyersburg, Tenn.
  • Ocala, Fla.
  • Faribault/Northfield, Minn.
  • Palm Coast, Fla.
  • Fayetteville, N.C.
  • Philadelphia
  • Fitchburg/Leominster, Mass.
  • Ponca City, Okla.
  • Flint, Mich.
  • Port Charlotte/Punta Gorda, Fla.
  • Fort Lauderdale/Pompano
  • Portland, Ore.
  • Beach/Deerfield Beach, Fla.
  • Rocky Mount, N.C.
  • Grand Rapids, Mich.
  • Saginaw, Mich.
  • Greenville, N.C.
  • Salinas, Calif.
  • Greenwood, Miss.
  • Springfield, Mass.
  • Holland, Mich.
  • Tulsa, Okla.
  • Homosassa Springs, Fla.
  • Tupelo, Miss.
  • Jackson, Tenn.
  • Wausau, Wis.
  • Jacksonville, Fla.
  • Wilson, N.C.

Via: Sprint

  • Chuck Morrison

    my phone now has a 4G icon … and now for there next big trick …. TO GET MY S3 PHONE TO ACTUALLY FUNCTION A STEP FASTER THAN DIAL-UP

  • Brand Lawrence

    I was told when I signed up that they were rolling out the 4G network in our area that very weekend, as we spoke. Still no sign of 4G, and the 3G service is the same if not worse than Cricket which everyone considers the worst provider available in the state. Im the Phoenix, AZ area and judging from the list of cities they are playing catch up in, it doesn’t look like we are going to be seeing changes anytime in the near future. I thought the saying goes “you get what you pay for.” Apparently, that doesn’t apply here.

  • brian

    And colorado??????

  • DC_Guy

    What a joke. Still no 4G in certain parts of the DC Metro area. Can they finish one area before they install it in 2 block stretches in other areas just to claim a new market?

  • c. henriques

    Not available in all parts of Brooklyn,ny I’m in vrown heights right now no 4g

  • Philip

    I find this hilarious I live in a very poor coverage area for sprint surrounded by NO coverage and low and behold we have LTE in little old Somerset Kentucky in the middle of rural Kentucky. We only have one tower that has it but it works pretty dang good.

  • meee

    No love in Ohio…our 3g is 120kbs down and 16kbs up that’s bits not bytes so actual is 12k and 1.6k. This is at night too….

    • Diablo81588

      That’s actually fast for Sprint. It’s usually less than 50kbps in Houston.

  • M C

    sprint’s 4g still sucks, you might have 4g speeds now but the transfer between 3g n 4g has sucked and connecting to 4g sucks it seems

  • R2deetard

    AAAAAND still no cincinnati… poo

  • Tim Dippel

    Live in Fayetteville NC. Regularly clock 20+ Mbps down on my GS4

  • http://www.hammertechnologies.net/ Chase Johnson

    Thats a joke, im in Nashville TN and STILL faster on 3G than LTE. On top of that my 3G speed is 0.30-0.80Mbps. LTE? avg of 0.14

    Switched to them this past Feb and have had nothing but reception and download issues. They keep blaming their tower maintenance…..

  • Mordy Festinger

    Brooklyn NY gets 4G pretty good. 25 Mps down / 5 Mbps upload speeds

  • Verizon

    41 MARKETS?!??!?

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

    • Bi0nic

      Total of 151…pathetic! lol

      • Verizon

        BTW, We would like to announce 150 new 4G LTE markets!

        *Insert list of cities you have never heard of before*

        • Tyler Durden

          Including BFE

        • Bi0nic

          Nacogdoches, Texas?????? Who knew such a place existed?!

          • Verizon

            Yes, along with….

            Unalaska, Alaska
            Nothing, Arizona
            Stinking Bay, Arkansas
            Stop, Arkansas
            Badwater, California
            Bummerville, California
            Forks of Salmon, California
            French Camp, California
            Hellhole Palms, California
            Los Banos, California
            Mormon Bar, California
            Weed, California
            Yreka, California
            Breakneck, Connecticut
            Negrotown Knoll, Florida
            Ocheesee, Florida
            Enigma, Georgia
            Experiment, Georgia
            Hopeulikit, Georgia
            Slickpoo, Idaho
            Roachtown, Illinois
            Hooker Corner, Indiana
            Kickapoo, Kansas
            Hell For Certain, Kentucky
            Belcher, Louisiana
            Accident, Maryland
            Belchertown, Massachusetts
            Braintree, Massachusetts
            The X, Massachusetts
            Tree of Knowledge Corner, Massachusetts
            Mesick, Michigan
            Not, Missouri
            Beaver Crossing, Nebraska
            Hell Hallow, New Hampshire
            Weed, New Mexico
            Three V Crossing, North Dakota
            Knockemstiff, Ohio
            Liars Corner, Ohio
            Pee Pee, Ohio
            Bug Tussle, Oklahoma
            Non, Oklahoma
            Nowhere, Oklahoma
            Experiment, Pennsylvania
            Fearnot, Pennsylvania
            Frostproof, Pennsylvania
            Bugscuffle, Tennessee
            Kickapoo, Texas
            Nameless, Texas
            Poor Farm, Vermont
            Mock City, Washington
            Imalone, Wisconsin
            Chugwater, Wyoming
            Dead Woman Crossing, Wyoming

          • Tyler Durden

            You forgot “Zimmermans Watch, FL”

          • Verizon

            They just don’t have it yet.

          • Tyler Durden

            I forgot, that areas blacked out.

          • Project Mayhem

            0.o

          • Tyler Durden

            uh huh

          • Al-Burrit0

            There is one flaw they never will bring LTE to Arizona :(

          • Al-Burrit0

            I guess thats why you name Arizona under nothing Lol

          • OligarchyAmbulance

            As someone who lives in the biggest city in East Texas, I’m facepalming the fact that Nacogdoches got it before us. Ridiculous. Glad I joined the multitude of folks who left Sprint.

          • c.henriques

            Don’t feel bad I live in NYC and my family in henderson,nc got 4g in June did the wtf and facepalm myself also smdh gotta lol to keep from crying (10 yr customer)

          • c.henriques

            Not a loyal customer though I got a mifi from Verizon in February

          • Billy Owen

            What is the biggest city in East Texas? Tyler, maybe?

          • Diablo81588

            If you live in Texas you’ve heard of it. It’s a fairly large city and is the home of SFA university.

          • michael arazan

            I read fast and for a split second thought it said, nachogoodness Texas.

    • yankeesusa

      At least I don’t get charged an arm and leg for service and still have unlimited. My phone so far hasn’t had a dropped call in about 6 months and even though data may be slow at times its getting better. I’ll stick with sprint for now.

      • Verizon

        Claiming you don’t have a dropped call, if you live in a largish city, doesn’t really mean much anymore. Having slow data speeds does though. I’d guess the reason your speeds are getting better has a lot to do with all the bandwidth being freed up when customers leave.

        • yankeesusa

          It does when my brother with verizon has several dropped calls during the week. Plus the reason for speeds getting better is more lte towers in the area. Even though sprint has lost billions in money they have actually gained customers so bandwith is about the same. But hey i’m not here to argue. If verizon works for you thats great. Sprint has worked for me although at end of december I will be deciding if to stay or leave. If I leave it will be tmobile. I just tested tmobile for about a month here and its the fastest data in the area, even on hspa+ I got 8-12mbps on regular and a couple of lte towers have been popping up and I got about 38mbps on that.

          • Verizon

            It is always about what works best for everyone, but only when they choose Verizon. ;)

          • yankeesusa

            Hey, if you want to be up verizons butt that’s your choice. I’m not loyal to companies. I just go to where I can get better service and save money. In my case thats sprint for now and later tmobile. Although if I had to choose att or verizon I would for sure pick big red. I just use more than 2gb of data a month and verizon just doesn’t cut it.

          • Verizon

            Ummmm, did you read my name? It’s all a joke man.

          • yankeesusa

            i’m glad its a joke. either way verizon is better than many companies in most cases so you can’t go wrong with them unless you have issues paying their high costs.

  • BenderBendingRodriguez0101001

    Dang guys who is downvoting all of your comments? Is Dan Hesse secretly a Droid-Life reader?

    • Tyler Durden

      A Sprint fanboy

      • BenderBendingRodriguez0101001

        Sprint fanboys are the worst. They always argue Sprint is the best because they still offer unlimited data. I would not want unltd data on a subpar network.

        • Tyler Durden

          I wouldn’t use their service even if it was free. It’s not worth the heart attack before I’m 30 or missed booty calls *

          • yankeesusa

            I understand the data issues. It sucks for sprint. It feels more like dialup than 3g. But the call quality is very good, in fact calls sound better than on my brothers verizon phone. Plus hes always having dropped calls and mine isnt. Of course I’m giving sprint till december and see what they do. so far its actually looking good. I’m getting 12 to 25 mbps on regular when I’m on 4glte. Verizon here has slowed down to about 11 after everyone started getting lte phones. I guess we’ll see what happens.

          • Diablo81588

            Call quality has allot to do with what phone you’re using. Sprint and Verizon both use CDMA for voice calls.

    • jnt

      My comment was actually meant in support of Sprint… so, who knows, whatever… lol

    • jnt

      I also didn’t know down votes were, evidently, anonymous?

    • Jason Downing

      There’s someone who downvotes all the comments. No matter the topic, no matter what’s said, no matter if they agree lol. I don’t get it

  • Eric

    Sprint continues to ignore Arizona. SMH. Glad I left them for Verizon earlier this year.

    • Prince Campbell III

      I did the same exact thing a few months ago. I was fed up with what they called themselves doing.

      • Al-Burrit0

        I know right! Not even PHX right?! I live in Yuma AZ so that will be years by the time we get LTE over here. Right now im stuck on VM but can’t wait to leave it for ATT.

        • Eric

          Yuma will get it at the same time Tucson gets it. They’re in the same market Alcatel-Lucent is handling. At sprint’s rate though you’ll be lucky to see it this year.

          • Al-Burrit0

            By that time its too late..

        • David Curiel

          You will be paying a lot more with ATT… Everyone that I know who went from SPRINT to ATT.. has come back to Sprint…

          • Al-Burrit0

            Mmm the pay ain’t much of a difference and Verizon and AT&T is superior where I live. Sprint just berly holds up.

      • The Now Network

        Come back to Sprint and experience truly unlimited Data. We value our customers.

        • dsass600

          What the f

    • yankeesusa

      I’m glad you did too. You should always select a company that works in your area. in my area verizon was the king, now its actually tmobile! Sprint is last and att,even if att had the best service I would never choose them.

      • Prince Campbell III

        I live in Louisville, AT&T has the city covered, but I decided to go with Verizon, no regrets.

    • James Hill

      Yep, every time I see a Sprint Store I think: Do they even know that there selling people a lie? If you live in Phoenix, Cricket is a better option than Sprint, as Crickets is cheaper and their 3G is faster than Sprints crappy network.

    • Jeff Walter

      Took the words right out of my mouth,,,

    • The Now Network

      We’ll be glad to pay your Verizon ETF if you come back to Sprint. With Softbank supporting us now we will have a strong support system to offer our customers the best network experience.

  • jnt

    Too bad they’ve lost 2m customers (even if Nextel)… and I mean that seriously, not as a dig. Competition FTW…

    • yankeesusa

      Not only that but they just had a loss of billions of dollars. I hope their merger helps them out. In the end if you don’t like them, if they get better and stay in business it will lower prices for everyone all around. Imagine what would happen to verizon prices if sprint got bought out. You would need to take out a personal loan to have service with them.

  • Tyler Durden

    Thanks but no thanks. I’ll keep enjoying my Verizon 4G LTE.