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Those of you who are on Sprint and thus have no need for opinions on the Nexus 4's lack of a 4G radio will probably agree: more LTE coverage is more gooder. Well, the Now Network concurs and the carrier is opening up the airwaves in a few more cities and areas, including Anderson, Indiana; Harrisonburg, Virginia; and Peabody, Massachusetts.

Here's the full list of cities that launch today (with coverage expanding in these areas over the coming months):

  • Anderson, Ind.
  • Clarke County, Va./Jefferson County, W.Va.
  • Harrisburg/Carlisle/Hershey, Pa.
  • Hagerstown, Md./Martinsburg, W.Va.
  • Harrisonburg, Va.
  • Muncie, Ind.
  • Peabody, Mass.
  • Salina, Kan.
  • Shenandoah County, Va.
  • South Bend/Mishawaka, Ind.
  • Winchester, Va.

So far, Sprint has been doing a decent job of continuing its network rollout, but it's still having trouble keeping pace with Verizon and AT&T. That could be set to change next year, though, as both the Softbank acquisition as well as the purchase of a bit of spectrum in the midwest are expected to be completed in mid-2013. We can likely expect the expansion to ramp up after that. The question is, will it be enough to fend of AT&T and Verizon in that amount of time? I mean, a lot can happen in a year.

Source: Sprint

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  • chris125

    Well now that they have lte in my area I may consider them when my contract is up with verizon. Unlimited data and save some money compared to what I pay with verizon

    • Cesar

      Turn it on NY why not the big cities. Sprint dubbed me saying that my november we will have it. I went to the store and now they are saying by the ens of the year

      • marvel83

        It's weak but I pick it up in my part of the Bronx.

    • Matthew

      If you get coverage from T-Mobile that would save you money too because they offer unlimited data now as well.

  • Ryan

    Those are all Really close to Oregon/Washington. Hopefully by the end of my contract, I will have lte. Oh well

  • Al

    Turn that shit on in Philly. God damn!

  • needa

    good for you sprint. i am glad to see all of that foreign cash flow being spread out to contractors across the usa. at least.... i hope you guys are using an american company to build out your network.

    maybe someone around here knows.

    • Fadakar

      Nope, one's Alcatel Lucent which is French, another is Samsung which is Korean, I seem to have forgotten the last one. Could be American, I doubt it though.

      • needa

        out of that bunch... at least the lucent half was owned by att for a few years.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Werner-Salinas/707962640 Werner Salinas

    NYC for when????

    • marvel83

      I don't know about all of NY, but I have it in my area of the Bronx.

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