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Sprint Now Says No LTE Gear Until Second Half of 2012

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Dec 5, 2011, 11:04 PM

The "highest demand"

What's sad is that the areas that truly need effective wireless broadband are the ones that will never get it. Sprint would have a captive audience if it concentrated on getting service to rural areas. It wouldn't have to be full-speed 4G, either..they could deliver a fifth of that and they'd still get crazy business from those ignored by the telcos and cable companies. Sprint also needs to seriously expand their service footprint. AT&T and/or Verizon are everywhere, but you can barely get Sprint in the middle of the biggest town within 50 miles of me. I suspect this is true for much of the country outside the major metro areas. When it comes to a wireless carrier, coverage and reliability are #1, followed by value and finally by devic...
What? Sprint has one of of not the largest footprint of all the cellphone companies. I travel a lot between Texas and Colorado and very seldom come across a place where I didnt have a signal. Texas has a lot and so does Colorado both have a lot countr...
It comes down to volume. Sprint charges less than Verizon and AT&T. The costs of deploying the network are the same. In fact it might actually be more expensive for Sprint, since Verizon and AT&T probably have more leverage in negotiating deals.
psycros said:
Sprint also needs to seriously expand their service footprint. AT&T and/or Verizon are everywhere...

Probably not gonna happen. Sprint is unlikely to expand its rural footprint greatly because Sprint...
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