Sprint expands LTE footprint by 22 markets

The carrier extends its 4G LTE to new cities and towns, bringing its grand total to 110 markets with coverage across the United States.

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The addition of nearly two dozen markets brings Sprint's total to 110 areas. Sprint

Sprint confirmed on Monday that another 22 markets have officially started seeing the network's 4G LTE data speeds.

With the addition of nearly two dozen new areas, Sprint's LTE footprint now reaches 110 markets across the United States.

The new markets are: 

  • Baton Rouge, La.
  • Centralia, Wash.
  • Clarksville, Tenn.
  • Corsicana, Texas
  • Dalton, Ga.
  • Dunn, N.C.
  • Fond du Lac, Wis.
  • Gainesville, Fla.
  • Henderson, N.C.
  • Kingsport, Tenn.
  • Lansing/East Lansing, Mich.
  • Longview, Wash.
  • Miami
  • Napa, Calif.
  • New Orleans
  • Palatka, Fla.
  • Raleigh, N.C.
  • Sebring, Fla.
  • St. Cloud, Minn.
  • St. Joseph/Benton Harbor, Mich.
  • Tampa, Fla.
  • Warsaw, Ind.

In addition to the 22 markets with LTE coverage, Sprint has announced more territories for the coming months. Customers in select cities scattered across Michigan and Texas may soon see the faster date speeds.

Sprint expects to cover 200 million people with LTE by the end of 2013.

AT&T, by comparison, now blankets 260 markets, but Verizon beats all with almost 500 areas covered in LTE.