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Sprint 4G now working for South Florida

After nearly six months since Sprint advertised it has phones that use 4G data speeds, the wireless carrier has made that speed upgrade officially available for South Florida on Monday.

Sprint boasts its 4G network, which is available from Palm Beach to Miami, can browse the Web 10 times faster than its current 3G service.

Sprint's 4G network is now is 68 markets across the country, including Daytona Beach, Jacksonville, Orlando and Tampa. Devices that can take advantage of the 4G speeds include its smartphones HTC Evo 4G and Samsung Epic 4G, mobile hotspot Overdrive, mobile broadband cards 250U and U600, netbook Dell Mini 10 and notebook Dell 11z. (Go to Sprint.com/4G to get details on each device.)

For anyone who wants to see 4G speeds in action on Sprint's 4G compatible devices, the carrier has demonstration kiosks set up until January 8 at Dadeland Mall, Dolphin Mall, Sawgrass Mills and The Mall at Wellington Green.

Verizon is expected to release it's version of 4G speeds for South Florida customers sometime in December.

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Cecile at CLEAR

Sprint is running on Clearwire's network. Clear launched as well today, for those seeking home or mobile internet plans. The launch coincides with the CyberMonday sale, which offers 80% off of a mobile hotspot that can connect up to 8 Wi-Fi enabled devices. Take the internet around Miami! Check it out at Clear.com

Alex

No 4G in Coral Springs?

tom

most of Miami Beach is still not covered. I haven't seen new towers turned on here in a month.

outlaw007

No 4G in Homestead/Florida City by the Miami-Homestead speedway I thought this would be one of Sprint priority location because of the Nascar Sprint cup

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