New high-speed data network is available for subscribers in 15 cities
Already in use by Verizon, T-Mobile, and AT&T, the LTE standard — also known as 4G LTE — is the fastest type of cell phone data network available. Verizon pioneered its use in the U.S. but Sprint, on the other hand, has been lagging behind in its adoption. That changed this past weekend when the carrier switched on its LTE network in Texas, Georgia, and Missouri.
- Georgia: Athens, Atlanta, Calhoun, Carrolton, Newnan, Rome
- Texas: Dallas, Fort Worth, Granbury-Hood County, Houston, Huntsville, San Antonio, Waco
- Missouri: Kansas City, Joseph
Sprint users who're new to LTE can look forward to enjoying data rates about 10 times faster than traditional 3G networks. Unlike some other carriers, Sprint offers unlimited data on its new 4G LTE network, so you don't have to worry about maxing out your plan in a heartbeat.
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