We certainly found it a little odd when Sprint unleashed three phones on its network that supported LTE a few months back, even though LTE was not yet supported on the Now Network. However, do not fear, because Sprint’s LTE network has officially gone live today in Kansas, Georgia, and Texas. The network is now available for use in a total of 15 urban areas spread around those states. This is great news for owners of the Sprint Galaxy S III, Galaxy Nexus, and EVO 4G LTE who can finally ditch WiMAX and get the awesome LTE speeds they have craved. We suspect more areas will rapidly be added, especially through 2013 when Sprint begins deploying some extra speed to its LTE network, which will cause some sure fear out of AT&T and Verizon. [Kansas City Star via Engadget]

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