Sprint Confirms LTE Launch in Five Markets On July 15

Sprint 4G LTE

Sprint has announced launch of its LTE services in Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City and San Antonio on July 15. Sprint plans to add more markets in 2012 that will announced later this year. By the end of 2013, Sprint expects to have largely completed the build out of its all new 4G LTE nationwide network.

Sprint To Purchase $1 Billion of Network Gear From Ericsson, Shutting down iDEN Services in 2013

Sprint

Sprint Nextel has reached a $1 billion credit agreement to finance equipment purchases from Ericsson. The company announced this credit facility with Deutsche Bank and a syndicate of other banks today.

Sprint to Launch Sierra Wireless LTE, WiMAX Hotspot Device

Sierra Wireless 4G LTE Tri-Fi Hotspot

Sprint and Sierra Wireless will launch a 4G Tri-Fi Hotspot on May 18. The new device supports both 4G technologies LTE and WiMAX with the additional capability to connect to a 3G network outside of 4G coverage areas.

Sprint Selects Gemalto for LTE Deployment in the U.S.

CTIA New Orleans, May 8, 2012 - Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces its selection by Sprint to provide its UpTeq LTE UICC product and the LinqUs Advanced Connectivity OTA Platform for Sprint’s fourth generation LTE broadband service launch.

Sprint Announces HD Voice-capable The HTC EVO 4G LTE

HTC

Sprint has announced the next evolution of the HTC EVO family: HTC EVO 4G LTE. It will be available in the second quarter for $199.99. The availability date will be announced later.

Sprint Ends Spectrum Deal With LightSquared

Sprint

Sprint has elected to exercise its right to terminate the agreement signed in June 2011 with LightSquared. Per the agreement, Sprint agreed to deploy and operate an LTE network capable of utilizing the 1.6 GHz spectrum licensed to or available to LightSquared.

Clearwire to launch TD-LTE network in June 2013

Clearwire

Clearwire plans to roll-out LTE next year. Operator intends to have its first wave of TD-LTE 5,000 cell sites up and running by June 2013, FierceWireless reported earlier. With TDD-LTE rollout, Clearwire expects to capitalize on its deep spectrum resources to deliver on 4G capacity needs over the long-term.

Sprint: Baltimore and Kansas City to get LTE in 2012

Sprint 4G LTE

Baltimore and Kansas City will have 4G LTE and upgraded 3G service by mid-2012, Sprint said today. Sprint already have announced plans to offer LTE services in Atlanta, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio by mid-2012. 

Sprint announces first LTE devices: Galaxy Nexus, LG Viper and Sierra Wireless Hotspot

After announcing LTE rollout plans last week, Sprint today announced the first set of devices for its 4G LTE network – Galaxy Nexus, LG Viper and Sierra Wireless Tri-Ne

Sprint to offer LTE services in 4 markets in first half of 2012

Sprint plans to offer 4G LTE and improved 3G coverage in Dallas, Atlanta, Houston and San Antonio markets in the first half of 2012.

Sprint LTE deployment on track for 2013

Sprint has achieved a number of milestones in the deployment of Network Vision this year.

Sprint: 4G LTE devices after second half of next year

According to Sprint CFO Joseph Euteneuer, Sprint will roll out first 4G LTE devices in the second half of 2012.

Clearwire, Sprint Sign WiMAX, LTE Agreements

Sprint Nextel and Clearwire have announced a deal that could give Clearwire up to $1.6 billion over the next four years in payments for WiMAX services, possible pre-pay

Sprint -- LTE-Advanced, FD-LTE + TD-LTE, VoLTE

Iyad Tarazi, Sprint's VP of Network Development and Engineering, discusses the company's Network Vision, including:

* Phase 1 of the LTEi rollout now and into 2012