Sprint has sold more than 1 million LTE enabled devices
0. phoneArena 19 Sep 2012, 19:53 posted on
On Wednesday,the nation's third largest carrier, Sprint, announced that it had sold over 1 million LTE powered devices which is impressive considering that the carrier has a very limited LTE footprint; starting Friday, the number of LTE devices sold will soar with the release of the Apple iPhone 5...
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1. MelvinPainter (Posts: 59; Member since: 05 Apr 2012)
I won't be happy until they get the Note 2.
3. Birds (Posts: 1151; Member since: 21 Nov 2011)
I won't be happy till their LTE covers southwest Rural GA...lol
16. lsutigers (Posts: 817; Member since: 08 Mar 2009)
That's pretty impressive considering their LTE network is in early stages, these phones have only been available 3-4 months max and it doesn't count the iPhone 5.
8. tuminatr (Posts: 751; Member since: 23 Feb 2009)
depends where you live, Here in West Saint Paul,MN Verizon SUCKS! and Sprint works great but does not have LTE
10. PAPINYC (banned) (Posts: 2315; Member since: 30 Jul 2011)
You are an absolute and atrocious liar; I drove through that part of MN over a decade ago and I had Verizon "D" (Digital) service all the way; this of course was before 1X, 3G or 4G.
13. lsutigers (Posts: 817; Member since: 08 Mar 2009)
Don't know about that specific area but I travel often and carry both a Sprint and Verizon phone (work and personal) and both carriers have dead zones. They are both great networks but there are places where one works and not the other, and the opposite is also true. Also remember that Sprint and Verizon, both being CDMA carriers, have mutual roaming agreements. In theory, their networks footprints are very similar because wherever Sprint doesn't have native coverage, the typically roam on Verizon (or others), and wherever Verizon doesn't have native coverage, they roam on Sprint (or others).
4. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5710; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)
and i bet most of them were SIII's and iPhone 5's. xD
12. lsutigers (Posts: 817; Member since: 08 Mar 2009)
Sprint's sold a ton of EVO's and Galaxy Nexus', too. The Photon Q 4G LTE is too new but I'm sure it will sell well.
14. e.wvu (unregistered)
Yea, except for the fact that this excludes the iPhone.
5. crysiswarmonger (Posts: 78; Member since: 06 Feb 2012)
on a seperate announcement, sprint said "The 50 LTE users that live in a coverage are rave about it"....
just sayin....they do not have much coverage....
oh wait lets ask all of the previous sprint customers buying phones on thier old supposed 4g that was dropped before it made it to them...
6. metalpoet (unregistered)
Sprint needs to got on the ball about having the enitre country covered with their 4g LTE by the end of 2013.
15. oister85 (Posts: 466; Member since: 27 Apr 2012)
Sprint waste alot of money with the wimax, iphone,and now the lte.
7. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)
work is in progress....
9. Yankchef (Posts: 76; Member since: 03 Feb 2012)
and no one can use them on lte!
at least new orleans is on the shorter list for getting it. ive had my 4g wimax phone down here for a year and never got official coverage
11. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)
work is in progress..... :)