November 22, 2014

Sprint Spark expands to 11 markets

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Sprint today announced that another six markets have started offering Spark LTE speeds. With up to 60Mbps download speed, the tri-band LTE is available in a number Sprint’s recent smartphones. The total footprint, which now stands at 11 markets, sees Texas taking in the lion’s share of new areas.

The six new areas include Dallas, Austin, Fort Worth, Houston, and San Antonio, Texas; Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

These lightning fast Sprint Spark speeds will also be available to Virgin Mobile USA’s Broadband2Go customers once the NETGEAR Mingle Mobile Hotspot touches down. Expected later this quarter, it will provide the same data connections on Virgin Mobile’s Broadband2Go no-contract plans. , which include daily service on Sprint’s 3G/4G LTE networks (where available) for $5/day. Broadband2Go comes in $5/day plans as well as monthly data plans for $25 with 1.5GB or $55 with 6GB. The Mingle connects up to 10 wireless devices simultaneously and works as a dual-mode 3G/4G LTE device.