Sprint Launches High-Speed Wireless Network
The carrier turns on its high-speed EvDO network in 14 cities.Sprint on Thursday turned on its high-speed EvDO network in at least 13 cities, offering widespread, DSL-like wireless Internet speedsa move that should bring much-needed competition to the wireless data world. Sprints launch is progressive: The network will start off small, with coverage in some cities (typically in downtown areas or airports) and expand to 60 cities by early 2006.
According to Sprints John Polivka, the service is now running in parts of Cleveland; Columbus, Ohio; Charlotte, N.C.; Boise, Idaho; Detroit; Kansas City, Mo.; St. Louis; Reno, Nev.; Las Vegas; Newark, N.J.; New Orleans; Raleigh, N.C.; Greensboro, N.C.; and Sacramento, Calif.