Sprint launches new cell sites in downtown Detroit

Over the past year, Sprint (NYSE: S) has worked to quietly make extensive network upgrades in Detroit´s downtown area to improve the fan experience, the company said.

The company recently implemented dozens of new small cell sites throughout the area to expand coverage and increase network capacity.

In addition to deploying some of the most advanced technologies in wireless, Sprint is focused on expanding and fine-tuning the network in Detroit. In the past year, the company added new cell sites, increased its coverage and capacity, and systematically optimized each cell site to maximize performance.

Sprint also improved service and upgraded the wireless systems at Comerica Park, MGM Grand, Ford Field, Cobo Hall, and at the Detroit Athletic Club.

Sprint is a communications services company that creates more and better ways to connect its customers to the things they care about most. Sprint served 59.5m connections as of Dec. 31, 2016. It provides no-contract brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone.