Sprint launches 5G network in Chicago, and it reaches from Little Village to Evanston

ALLY MAROTTI | July 11, 2019

Sprint launches 5G network in Chicago, and it reaches from Little Village to Evanston
Sprint launched its 5G network in Chicago on Thursday, becoming the second mobile carrier to roll out the fifth generation of wireless in the city. Though Verizon turned on its 5G network in certain areas of the Loop and surrounding neighborhoods this spring, Sprint’s 5G map is more extensive, covering neighborhoods from Bronzeville north to the city of Evanston, and from Lake Michigan west to Logan Square and Little Village. To be sure, Sprint’s network isn’t available everywhere in the Chicago area yet. Users won’t be able to connect when their "L" trains dip underground. But Sprint plans to continue building and improving its network in Chicago. The first iterations of 5G promise lightning-fast speeds, allowing users to download entire movies or TV series in less than a minute, and increased download capacity. Sprint’s 5G network was built on top of its 4G network, said Lori Ames, the vice president of Sprint’s network division. That means the footprint will be largely the same.

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