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Sprint Says Chicago-Area Network Improved

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Kenzin

Dec 11, 2013, 8:03 AM

You can thank US Cellular for that...

You guys just got ALOT of spectrum from the US Cellular Purchase...but it wouldnt be a good business move to tell everyone that ;)
Most of their spectrum really came from Nextel (800Mhz) and Clearwire (2.5Ghz)... US Cellular helped fill the gaps on the spectrum they already had. (1900Mhz).
rwalford79

Dec 10, 2013, 3:55 PM

Only took how many years?

Chicago was one of the very first WiMAX and very first LTE cities announced, this was nearly half a decade ago...

So if Chicago is the ONLY city being announced to be fully completed with upgrades, this means Sprint is 10+ years behind on Network Vision, and it will not be completed by 2014-2015 as they claimed.

From my understanding as well, customers in Chicago are still having a plethora of issues with data speed, dropped calls, and diminished coverage in many areas.
you post is incorrect, other carriers just got LTE in those cities in last 2 years, sprint started a year ago and finishing
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