Sprint Nextel and Verizon Wireless both announced expansions for their EV-DO Rev. A network, but Verizon Wireless's figures put it ahead by about 5 million pops nationwide. Sprint said its Rev. A network continues to expand and now covers more than 203 million people nationwide. Sprint also noted that the service is available in more than 10,000 cities and 900 airports. Verizon Wireless countered the news by claiming its Rev. A network covers some 208 million pops across the country.
Sprint Nextel also extended its Right Plan Promise from three to six months. The service allows customers to make changes to their service plans during the first six months without having to renew their contracts.
For more on the Rev. A coverage figures:
- read this article from RCR News
- read this press release