Sprint Corporation (S) expands LTE roaming agreement with 12 carriers

Posted Jun 16, 2014

Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S) has signed new 4G LTE roaming partners through roaming agreements with 12 regional carriers: SouthernLINC Wireless, C Spire Wireless, nTelos, Nex-Tech Wireless, Flat Wireless, SI Wireless, Inland Cellular, Illinois Valley Cellular, Carolina West Wireless, James Valley Telecommunications, VTel Wireless, and Phoenix Wireless. 

The expanded roaming network covers 34 million people across 23 states and around 352,000 square miles. Customers will be able to roam on the 4G LTE networks of the new partners and vice versa.

Sprint is working with the 12 carriers in hopes that they will participate in their new “device and infrastructure ecosystem.” This initiative is aimed at helping lower local network costs while offering access to a diverse device portfolio.

[Source: CNET]