The phones will become Sprint Spark compatible starting November 8th.with the Samsung Galaxy S4 mini which will be compatible with the Tri-LTE bands right out of the box. The other phones will require a software update and includes the LG G2 and the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3. Later on this year, a software update will make the HTC One max work with Sprint Spark.
Three Sprint mobile HotSpots are already compatible with Sprint Spark such as the Netgear Zing Mobile HotSpot, Netgear 341U USB Modem and the MiFi 500 LTE by Novatel.
The first cities that will offer the Tri-band LTE service have been announced by Sprint and will be New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Tampa and Miami. By the end of 2014, Sprint expects Sprint Spark coverage to reach 100 million Americans.