June 20, 2008

Sprint Invests More Than $6.9 Million in Connecticut During Q1

Sprint has announced that it has invested more than $6.9 million and added five new cell sites to its wireless networks in Connecticut in the first quarter of 2008, enhancing network coverage statewide.

Statewide network coverage improvements include: cell site builds that extend coverage, in-building solutions, carrier overlays, capacity switching and EV-DO Rev. According to the company, customers in the cities of Brookfield, Milford, South Windsor, Wallingford and Winsted are expected to get better wireless experience as a result of these enhancements.

"Sprint is making great strides in network performance, and nationally, our wireless networks continue to perform at best-ever levels," said Bill Toth, vice president of North Region Field Engineering and Operations for Sprint. "We're making enhancements to our networks in Connecticut and across the nation so that customers can do what they want, simply and immediately."