Sprint Announces Hundred City 4G LTE Upgrade

Sprint has announced the names of 100 cities that will be receiving 4G LTE in the "coming months". The announcement comes two days before Apple is expected to announce a 4G LTE capable new iPhone on Wednesday, September 12, at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco.

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The Sprint press release names Boston, Charlotte, N.C., Chicago, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Memphis, Miami, Nashville, New Orleans, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. as some of the "major metropolitan areas" in which Sprint 4G LTE is expected to be available soon. Both Sprint and T-Mobile have been playing catch-up with AT&T and Verizon who upgraded to 4G last summer. Sprint plans to complete its 4G LTE nationwide network by the end of 2013. Read on for a complete list of the cities expected to receive the upgrade in the near future.

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, Puerto Rico; Albermarle, N.C.; Anderson, Ind.; Asheville, N.C.; Athens, Tenn.; Athens, Texas; Austin, Texas; Barnstable Town (Hyannis/Midcape), Mass.; Baton Rouge, La.; Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Md.; Boston; Cambridge-Newton-Framingham, Mass.; Charlotte, N.C.; Chattanooga, Tenn.; Chicago; Clarksville, Tenn.; Cleveland, Tenn.; Coamo, Puerto Rico; College Station, Texas; Columbia, Tenn.; Columbus, Ind.; Cookeville, Tenn.; Crossville, Tenn.; Daytona Beach-Deltona-Ormond Beach, Fla.; Elkhart-Goshen, Ind.; Fayetteville, N.C.; Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Fla.; Gainesville, Fla.; Gary, Ind.; Goldsboro, N.C.; Greenville, N.C.; Greeneville, Tenn.; Guayama, Puerto Rico; Hammond, La.; Harriman, Tenn.; Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, N.C.; Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, La.; Hutchinson, Kan.; Indianapolis-Carmel, Ind.; Jacksonville, Fla.; Johnson City, Tenn.; Jonesboro, Ark.; Kankakee-Bradley-Bourbonnais, Ill.; Kerrville, Texas; Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, Texas; Kingsport-Bristol, Tenn.; Kinston, N.C.; Knoxville, Tenn.; Lakeland-Winter Haven, Fla.; Lancaster, S.C.; Lawrence, Kan.; Lincolnton, N.C.; Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, Calif.; Lumberton, N.C.; McPherson, Kan.; Memphis, Tenn.; Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Fla.; Morgan City, La.; Morristown, Tenn.; Mayaguez, Puerto Rico; Muncie, Ind.; Nashville, Tenn.; New Orleans; New York-White Plains-Wayne, N.Y.; Norfolk-Virginia Beach-Newport News, Va.; Ocala, Fla.; Ocean Pines, Md.; Palatka, Fla.; Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Fla.; Peabody/Lawrence-Methuen/Gloucester, Mass.; Philadelphia; Ponce, Puerto Rico; Port St. Lucie, Fla.; Roanoke Rapids, N.C.; Rochelle, Ill.; Rockford, Ill.; Rocky Mount, N.C.; Salina, Kan.; Salisbury, Md.; Salisbury, N.C.; San German-Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico; San Juan, Puerto Rico; Sebastian-Vero Beach, Fla.; Sevierville, Tenn.; Shelby, N.C.; Southern Pines-Pinehurst, N.C.; Springfield, Mass.; Statesville-Mooresville, N.C.; St. Thomas, USVI; Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Fla.; Topeka, Kan.; Tullahoma, Tenn.; Tupelo, Miss.; Warrensburg, Mo.; Washington, D.C.-Arlington-Alexandria, Va.; Waukegan-Lake County, Ill.; West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Fla.; Wichita, Kan.; Wichita Falls, Texas; Wilson, N.C.; Worcester-Fitchburg-Leominster, Mass.; and Yauco, Puerto Rico.