Is Sprint LTE the same as 4G?

Is Sprint LTE the same as 4G?

In 2009, Sprint boasted that it had America’s first 4G phones. Yet this month, more than two years later, the phone company celebrated the new EVO as its first 4G LTE phone. What’s the difference? While 4G and 4G LTE both mean generally the same thing – fast!

Does Sprint support 4G LTE?

Sprint’s LTE network will be retired on June 30, 2022. The good news is most Sprint LTE and 5G devices are compatible with the T-Mobile LTE or 5G network and will continue to operate on T-Mobile’s LTE and 5G networks. Customers only need to take a few easy steps: Replace the Sprint SIM card with a T-Mobile SIM card.

What is Sprint extended 4G LTE?

Simply put, Extended LTE is a contingency internet connection. This is usually seen on top of your screen, especially in areas where there is an absence of your carrier’s network towers. At this point, temporary service will be provided by another network carrier until you’re back in an area with the nearest tower.

How fast is 4G LTE Sprint?

Compare Data Speeds

Coverage Average Speeds
4G LTE 4-35 Mbps 1-5 Mbps
Non-LTE 600 Kbps – 1.4 Mbps 350 Kbps – 500 Kbps
Extended 4G LTE / LTE Roaming 1-6 Mbps 1-3 Mbps
Extended Non-LTE 50 Kbps – 700 Kbps 50 Kbps – 70 Kbps

Why is my phone in extended LTE?

Extended means you are in an area where there are towers, they just aren’t Verizon towers. You’re using Verizon’s Extended Network of towers.

How much faster is LTE than 4G?

3G vs. 4G LTE

Download speeds 3G Slow – Over 30 seconds for larger apps 4G LTE Fast – Larger files take just a few seconds
Web browsing 3G Slow and clunky 4G LTE Fast and seamless; similar to the home broadband experience
Video & music streaming 3G Poor quality, with frequent buffering 4G LTE HD quality, live video

Why did Sprint turn off my LTE calls?

Calling PLUS consists of two services; Wi-Fi Calling and LTE Calling (Beta). Only the LTE Calling (Beta) service needs to be turned Off on your device. Sprint is no longer supporting this service to accommodate network improvements.

How do I reset my Sprint network?

Network Reset for Android Phones

  1. Connect to WiFi (if available)
  2. Go to the dial pad or phone app.
  3. Dial: ##72786# (##SCRTN#)
  4. Confirm the reset.
  5. Allow the device to restart and go through the activation process Note: Certain legacy devices may require an MSL code.