Sprint turns on LTE in areas of San Francisco, New York City and DC

By Shawn Knight
Feb 19, 2013
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  1. A spokesperson for Sprint has revealed the carrier has turned on 4G LTE service in parts of San Francisco, New York City and Washington, DC. The company started flipping the switch in San Francisco about a month ago although coverage...

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  2. Blkfx1

    Blkfx1 TS Evangelist Posts: 827   +192

    Luckily for me, I live in one of these 'test areas'. I was able to grab 4G for the first time the other day. It was amazing to finally get what I pay for every month.
  3. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 5,911   +1,704

    Here in South Africa we can't even spell '4G LTE'. Just kidding. We also have test areas but the speeds not that impressive just yet.
  4. MilwaukeeMike

    MilwaukeeMike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,633   +1,031

    And let me guess... you were disconnected within minutes? I can't speak to Sprint's LTE service, but their Wi-Max was a joke. Speeds in Chicago were about 6Mpbs if you could stay connected long enough to use it.
  5. Blkfx1

    Blkfx1 TS Evangelist Posts: 827   +192

    Actually, It's been on pretty consistently where I live. Well, at least every time I turn off my Wifi 4G does connect. However, I am using Sprint's LTE service not Wi-Max. When I did a speed test I was getting a consistent 2.5Mpbs Download and 1.5Mpbs Upload.

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