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December 20, 2012

Sprint's Deployments Cover 49 Markets With 4G LTE

In 2012, Sprint Nextel made a significant investment and progress in its wireless network to better meet the needs of its wireless customers. Sprint has allocated resources and funds to improving its overall network quality and performance, and is making steady progress on its goal to bring Network Vision to customers across America. By the end of the third quarter of 2012, Sprint Nextel served nearly 56 million customers.

Sprint also upgraded thousands of 3G sites across the country and thousands of voice and data capacity additions, and rolled out of 4G LTE on its deployment stride. The 4G LTE was launched in 49 markets including Atlanta, Houston and Baltimore, with implementation underway in hundreds of others. About 150 markets will see an official LTE launch in the coming months.

3G service improvements have alr4eady been made by Sprint in more than 70 markets, from Asheville, N.C., to Philadelphia and from Hudson, N.Y., to Santa Barbara, Calif.

Sprint customers in upgraded areas now experience better performance on their smartphones, mobile broadband connection cards and mobile hotspots when they use Sprint 4G LTE and 3G networks.

“With the network investments we made in 2012 and as the only national wireless carrier to offer truly unlimited 4G LTE data plans, we continue to offer better value than our competitors,” said Bob Azzi, senior vice-president-Network, Sprint. “But our commitment to an exceptional wireless experience doesn’t stop there. We are an aggressive path to complete the rollout of Network Vision, and we expect to accelerate this momentum in 2013.”

Customers are enjoying the blazing speed of Sprint 4G LTE networks. Customers have noticed improved call quality and coverage, with faster data speed because of improved 3G in more than 70 markets from coast-to-coast

With the help of its continued deployments and upgrades, Sprint customers can look forward to faster data speeds which enable them to access web instantly, enjoy clearer video chats and quicker video downloads. The customers will now have better coverage and better signal strength when using calls and video chats through the web.

Customers will enjoy less stress with fewer dropped calls and improved sound quality. It appears that Sprint is delivering on its promises and with the ground work already done in 2012, 2013 looks even brighter.

Edited by Carlos Olivera

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