Sprint Expands the Power and Immediacy of 4G to 61 Markets, Now Available in New York City, Hartford, New Haven, New Brunswick, Trenton and Tampa
Starting today, November 1, 2010 - Sprint4G – the next generation in wireless service – is available to customers in New York City, Hartford, New Haven, New Brunswick, Trenton and Tampa. With Sprint 4G, wireless customers can experience mobile downloads, video chat capabilities and turbo-charged Web browsing.
For a behind-the-scene look into how Sprint got all five boroughs of New York City and parts of New Jersey and Long Island ready for its 4G network, please visit our three-part video series, “Wiring up 4G in NYC.”
The latest installment takes a look at How Sprint plans on making 4G work in some of NYC's most crowded and popular spots, including crowded stadiums. How coverage and capacity supports high-usage applications like video chat, video streaming and or sending pictures out from the stadium.
Missed the first two videos in our series? Check them out here.
Customers around the countrycan take advantage of the Sprint 4G Network with a range of 4G-capable devices already available from Sprint. New Yorkers and tourists visiting the Big Apple can quickly access information about the latest Broadway shows and find the latest, greatest places to eat with theirSamsung Epic™ 4Gand use Google Goggles to pull up facts about each using visual search technology powered by Sprint 4G. They can use video chat on theirHTC EVO™ 4Gto show friends a live view of Yankee Stadium, and coffee-house dwellers can power up theOverdrive™ 3G/4G Mobile Hotspottoshare 4G speeds with up to five WiFi-enabled devices – such as aniPad™, laptop,camera or game console –making downloads, streaming video and Web browsing fast.
Quotes: Matt Carter, president of Sprint 4G
“Sprint has provided customers with 4G service since 2008 and we’re proud to extend our leadership to six more cities today, including New York City.”
“Sprint is the first national wireless carrier to make 4G a reality for our customers and with the addition of these six new markets we are now in 61 cities, including Chicago, Baltimore and Houston, and are growing. By the end of the year Sprint 4G plans to light up several major new markets including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami, Denver and Washington DC to name a few.”
Sprint is delivering the power of 4G as the majority shareholder of Clearwire, the independent company that is building the WiMAX network.For more information, visitwww.sprint.com/4G.