Alcatel-Lucent Awarded TDD-LTE Contract by Sprint for 2.5GHz 4G LTE Expansion

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Alcatel-Lucent has been selected by Sprint for its new ultra-broadband TDD-LTE mobile access network, making use of newly-acquired 2.5GHz spectrum in the U.S. Sprint’s selection of Alcatel-Lucent follows the announcement last month of China Mobile choosing Alcatel-Lucent’s TDD LTE solution.

NSN Wins Sprint Deal for TDD LTE Roll-out

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Nokia Solutions and Networks has signed a new contract with Sprint for the deployment of TDD LTE across its 2.5 GHz spectrum, which will increase its high-speed data capacity as part of Sprint’s large-scale U.S. roll-out. 

Sprint Expands 4G Coverage Map, Adds 45 More LTE Markets

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U.S. carrier Sprint has turned on 4G LTE service in 45 more markets today. The new 4G LTE service is also now available in parts of Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island, N.Y. Earlier this year, Sprint launched its all-new network in Brooklyn and the Bronx.

Sprint Switches on LTE Network in 41 More Locations

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Sprint's LTE service is now available in 151 markets including 41 new markets announced today. The new locations include Philadelphia; the Bronx and Brooklyn, N.Y.; Grand Rapids, Mich.; Jacksonville, Fla.; Nashville, Tenn.; Oakland, Calif.; and Portland, Ore. 

Sprint Opens LTE Network in Bronx and Brooklyn

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U.S. carrier Sprint has announced that its new 4G LTE network and improved 3G service will be available in two New York boroughs Bronx and Brooklyn beginning on July 30.

Sprint to Offer Tri-band 4G LTE Devices

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U.S. Carrier Sprint has announced first tri-band devices that will operate on Sprint’s 4G LTE network at 800MHz, 1.9GHz and 2.5GHz. Beginning July 19, Operator will introduce NETGEAR Zing Mobile Hotspot, the NETGEAR 341U USB Modem and Intelligent mobile hotspot MiFi® 500 LTE by Novatel Wireless.

Sprint Expands LTE Network into 22 New Cities

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U.S. operator Sprint announced expansion of its 4G LTE network in 22 new cities including Miami, New Orleans, Raleigh, N.C., and Tampa, Fla. Sprint's LTE network is now serving 110 markets nationwide and expects to provide 200 million people with LTE by the end of 2013.

Sprint Launches LTE Network in 21 New Markets

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U.S. Carrier Sprint has opened 4G LTE network in 21 more markets. With this expansion,  Sprint now offers LTE service in 88 markets nationwide.

The 21 new Sprint 4G LTE markets are: Albemarle, N.C., Bloomington, Ind., Charlotte, N.C., Contra Costa County, Calif., Denison, Texas, Greeneville,

Sprint Adds LTE Network in Nine New Markets including San Juan, Puerto Rico

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U.S. operator Sprint has launched 4G LTE network in Altoona, Pa., Asheville, N.C., Columbus, Ind., Elkhart/Goshen, Ind., Hammond, La., La Crosse, Wis., San Juan, Puerto Rico, Statesville, N.C., and Temple, Texas. Operator has also expanded LTE service in San Germán, Yauco, Salinas and Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico. 

RACO Wireless Announces Service Agreement with Sprint

BARCELONA-Mobile World Congress-Feb. 26, 2013-RACO Wireless, the leading provider of wireless machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions, announced today that it has reached an agreement with Sprint that will allow RACO's customers access to Sprint's nationwide CDMA and LTE networks.

Sprint Expands LTE Service and Delivers an Improved 3G Experience in Puerto Rico

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U.S. operator Sprint has significantly improved 3G service in Puerto Rico and also expanded 4G service by launching its LTE network in Aguadilla, Isabela, Cabo Rojo and Mayagüez. These cities are in addition to Ponce, Coamo and Guayama – which have offered LTE since 2012. 

Sprint Names 28 Additional Cities for LTE Launch in Coming Months

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Sprint is building 4G LTE network in 28 additional cities within its nationwide 3G footprint and plans to launch LTE services in these markets in coming months. During the pre-launch phase, Sprint customers with capable devices may begin to see 4G LTE coverage in these areas and can use the network even before it officially launches. 

Dish Network Makes an Offer to Purchase Clearwire Spectrum, Shares

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DISH Network has approached Clearwire to purchase certain spectrum assets, acquire up to all of Clearwire's common stock for $3.30 per share and enter into a commercial agreement with Clearwire.

Sprint Adds Six New 4G LTE Markets

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Sprint's 4G LTE network is now available in six new areas. Beginning today, Sprint's LTE service is available in Indianapolis/Carmel, Ind.; Santa Rosa/Petaluma, Calif.; Vallejo/Fairfield, Calif.; Southern Puerto Rico (including Ponce, Coamo and Guayama); York/Hanover, Pa.; and Franklin County, Pa..

Sprint to Buy Clearwire for $2.2 Billion

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Sprint has announced an agreement to buy approximate 50% stake in Clearwire it does not currently own for $2.97 per share, equating to a total payment to Clearwire shareholders, other than Sprint, of $2.2 billion. Clearwire’s spectrum, when combined with Sprint’s, will provide Sprint with an enhanced spectrum portfolio that will strengthen its position in U.S.