Sprint announced today the first expansion of their LTE network that now includes 15 cities in the US surrounding the initial launch areas of Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio and Kansas City. The 15 cities are: Atlanta, Athens (Georgia), Calhoun (Georgia), Carrollton (Georgia), Newnan (Georgia), Rome (Georgia), Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, Fort Worth (Texas), Granbury-Hood County (Texas), Huntsville (Texas), Waco (Texas), Kansas City, and St. Joseph (Missouri).
Sprint also expects to launch LTE coverage in more cities before the end of the year, with areas to be announced later in 2012. Currently Sprint only has 4 LTE-capable phones including the Samsung Galaxy Nexus ($99.99 on contract), LG Viper ($0 on contract), HTC Evo 4G LTE ($199.99 on contract), and Samsung Galaxy S III ($199.99 or $249.99 on contract).
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