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Sprint Nextel Corporation

This provider offers Terrestrial Fixed Wireless - Licensed, Terrestrial Mobile Wireless - Licensed broadband technologies to an approximate population of 278,723,292 (out of a total population of 321,324,979).

States/Territories where this provider offers service: 52 (click to expand).

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Legend Company Name Rank Provider Name Rank DBA Name

Availability Overview

Population 278,723,292

Housing Units 117,668,322

Total area (sq miles) 556,852

Population Density
(people per sq mile) 266

768 - 1.5 87.5% of population served
200 - 768 87.5% of population served



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Technology Summary

Description: The column on the left summarizes the percent of the population, for this provider and in this geography, with access to each type of broadband technology. The percentages on the right-hand column indicate the total percentage of the population with access to each technology within the geography.

Wireless Percent Population Nationwide
Source · 
Any Technology
87.5%
100%
Any Wireless
87.5%
99%
Fixed Wireless
3.4%
41%
   Fixed Wireless (L)
3.4%
16%
   Fixed Wireless (unL)
0.0%
38%
Mobile Wireless (L)
87.4%
99%

Maximum Advertised Speed Summary

Description: The column on the left summarizes the percent of the population, for this provider and in this geography, with access to each maximum advertised download and upload speed tier. The percentages on the right-hand column indicate the total percentage of the population with access to these speeds within the geography.

Wireless Download Percent Population Nationwide
Source · 
Down 768k Up 200k
87.5%
99%
Down 3M Up 768k
45.1%
98%
Download > 768k
87.5%
99%
Download > 1.5M
45.7%
98%
Download > 3M
45.1%
98%
Download > 6M
26.8%
96%
Download > 10M
0.0%
95%
Download > 25M
0.0%
6%
Download > 50M
0.0%
4%
Download > 100M
0.0%
3%
Download > 1G
0.0%
0%
Wireless Upload Percent Population Nationwide
Source · 
Upload > 200k
87.5%
99%
Upload > 768k
45.1%
98%
Upload > 1.5M
26.8%
98%
Upload > 3M
0.0%
96%
Upload > 6M
0.0%
56%
Upload > 10M
0.0%
9%
Upload > 25M
0.0%
6%
Upload > 50M
0.0%
4%
Upload > 100M
0.0%
3%
Upload > 1G
0.0%
0%

Demographics

Description: The column on the left summarizes the demographic characteristics of the population with access to this provider within this geography. The column on the right displays the demographics for the entire population within the selected geography.

Age Percent Population Nationwide
Source · 
under 5
7.0%
7.0%
5 - 19
20.4%
20.4%
20 - 34
19.2%
19.2%
35 - 59
32.7%
32.5%
60+
20.7%
20.9%
Race Percent Population Nationwide
Source · 
White
68.5%
70.0%
Black
11.6%
11.1%
Hispanic
15.2%
14.4%
Asian/Pacific Islander
4.4%
4.1%
Native American
0.3%
0.5%
Income Percent Population Nationwide
Source · 
Median income
$59,885
$58,522
Poverty rate
15.5%
15.8%
Below 25k
23.4%
24.1%
$25k - $50k
29.6%
30.0%
$50k - $100k
30.8%
30.6%
$100k - $200k
17.1%
16.5%
$200k+
4.4%
4.2%
Education Percent Population Nationwide
Source · 
HS graduate
80.5%
80.0%
B. Degree +
25.9%
24.8%

Similar Provider

Description: This section generates a list a similar providers based on various provider attributes. "By Population Served": Lists broadband providers offering service to a similar percentage of the population (any technology) within this geography. "By Technologies Offered": Lists broadband providers offering the same technologies, sorted by percent of population, within this geography. "By Most Common Maximum Download Speed Offered": Lists broadband providers offering the same common maximum download speed, within this geography (The most common maximum download speed is the speed that the provider offers to the greatest % of the population).

Provider Percent Population
Source · 
AT&T Inc.
97.1%
Verizon Communications Inc.
97.0%
Sprint Nextel Corporation
87.5%
T-Mobile
75.8%
Platinum Equity, LLC
42.7%
Comcast Corporation
35.5%
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