http://www.xchangemag.com/tdhotnews/61h19121111.html 260 million EVDO coverage is greater than 100% of voice network today (250m+), suggesting Sprint is indeed expanding coverage on existing Nextel sites. (Combined, Sprint/Nextel natively cover about 268 million population.) 260 million coverage for EVDO is greater than all of Verizon's native voice network, which is near 250m. Verizon's EVDO currently covers about 150m population. While Cingular is rolling out HSDPA to some markets, looks like many (most?) will only get slower UMTS through 2006.