Sprint customers with an iPhone 5 or other LTE device will be happy to hear that the carrier has launched its next-gen 4G service in 22 new markets today, and has expanded its coverage in several areas.

Today’s new cities include Miami, Florida; New Orleans, Louisiana; and Napa, California. And between the roll out and the aforementioned expansion, Sprint’s LTE network now covers 110 US markets…

Here’s your full list of markets that received LTE today (via Sprint):

  • Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Centralia, Washington
  • Clarksville, Tennessee
  • Corsicana, Texas
  • Dalton, Georgia
  • Dunn, North Carolina
  • Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
  • Gainesville, Florida
  • Henderson, North Carolina
  • Kingsport, Tennessee
  • Lansing/East Lansing, Michigan
  • Longview, Washington
  • Miami, Florida
  • Napa, California
  • New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Palatka, Florida
  • Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Sebring, Florida
  • St. Cloud, Minnesota
  • St. Joseph/Benton Harbor, Michigan
  • Tampa, Florida
  • Warsaw, Indiana

Additionally, Sprint announced 13 markets where it plans to launch LTE in the coming months:

  • Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Aberdeen, Washington
  • Allegan, Michigan
  • Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Battle Creek, Michigan
  • Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Eagle Pass, Texas
  • Flint, Michigan
  • Laredo, Texas
  • Marshfield/Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
  • Mount Pleasant, Michigan
  • Oak Harbor, Washington
  • Watertown/Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin

Sprint first launched its LTE network in July of last year, and it still significantly trails both Verizon and AT&T in national coverage. It’s still ahead of T-Mobile though, who just launched LTE this year.

The carrier says that today’s rollout brings its total number of LTE-covered markets to 110, and helps it edge closer to its goal of covering 200 million US subscribers with 4G service by the end of 2013.

  • Abe Villa

    sprint lte is verg good and reliable here in chicago. im glad im made the swtich from verizon to sprint. i get 32mbps up and 16mbps down.

    • HeyNow

      What plan do you have with Sprint?

      • Abe Villa

        I have four iPhone 5’s with unlimited data, texting, and family shared 1500 mins which we barely hit 400 between us all. and i pay 290.00 with verizon i was paying for 2 phones 165.00.. bs

      • HeyNow

        Do you have unlimited data? If you do, did your plan price go up when Chicago got 4G?

      • Abe Villa

        everything is unlimited… 3g & LTE. the 3g has improved a lot. i never hit a spot here in chicago or surrounding suburbs where im 3g. and even then 3g is plenty fast. i travel for meetings alot and i always tether lte to rMBP with no problem.

      • HeyNow

        That’s great, I’ll probably switch to Sprint when my Verizon contract is up. I have a pretty basic plan with only unlimited texting, and I am paying over $100 a month. I’ve been researching Sprint’s plans, and it seems like for like $90/month I’ll get unlimited data, texting, nights/weekends, mobile-to-mobile, and then I’ll get like 400 minutes to landlines during weekdays. That’s actually pretty amazing for $90, because that’s virtually unlimited.

  • mnm221988

    Maybe I’ll leave Verizon and their slow ass LTE in NYC if Sprint hits the switch on NYC.

    Everyone are iPhone data hoggs over here, so LTE isn’t the greatest sometimes over here.

  • Latrese

    Yes! BR,LA finally gets some LTE love

  • Gorgonphone

    right and still no simultaneous voice and data on iphone = fail

    • Juan Herrera

      on wifi that i know of you can.. “While connected to WIFI and 4G/LTE network, yes, voice and data will work simultaneously”

  • Tate

    T-mobile has LTE lit in Atlanta now