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Leap to cover 25 million people with LTE by the end of 2012
FierceWireless 10/31/11 5:55 p.m. EST    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail
Cricket provider Leap Wireless said it will launch an LTE trial market in Tucson, Ariz., later this year, and will cover a total of 25 million people with LTE by the end of 2012. The carrier said it expects to spend around $250 million on the buildout through the end of next year. Leap plans to cover two-thirds of its existing CDMA network with LTE technology within the next two to three years. More

PCIA CEO Mike Fitch to speak at RCR Orange County Conference on Nov. 10
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PCIA CEO Michael Fitch will be a featured panelist on, "Regulatory Barriers for Network Deployment in Southern California," at the California Wireless Association/RCR Orange County Conference on Nov. 10. 2011. The full-day, live and interactive event is focused on the future of Wi-Fi, femtocells and macro cell networks. Additional speakers at the event include industry analysts Michael Thelander and Iain Gillott, as well as executives from AT&T, Sprint and LightSquared. Register to attend in person or attend online via the free live broadcast.  For more information, visit

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AT&T adds new 4G LTE markets, 2 new 4G Android phones
AppleInsider 10/31/11 8:00 p.m. EST    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
AT&T announced it will expand its 4G LTE coverage from 5 markets to 9, while also introducing two new 4G Android phones. Apple's iPhone users on AT&T should benefit from sharing the same improved backhaul as LTE. AT&T said it will expand its 4G LTE service currently limited to Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, and San Antonio, adding new support in the Athens, Ga., Baltimore, Boston, and Washington D.C. markets. It plans to expand service to 15 markets in the U.S. by the end of the year. More

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iPhone 5 said to lead LTE charge as Sprint preps new 4G network, devices
Channel Partners 10/28/11    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Apple will be among a slew of manufacturers launching their first LTE-capable smartphones next year. Apple, RIM, Sony Ericsson and Nokia are all expected to "join the LTE club," sources told Taiwan-based Digitimes. Those same sources also spilled details on Sprint’s coming LTE network, which CEO Dan Hesse previously said would debut in a handful of markets in mid-2012 and reach 275 million people by 2014. America’s third-largest carrier will reportedly launch 15 LTE devices - a combination of smartphones, tablets, data cards, etc. - at the time or shortly after the network is up and running. More

Open Mobile Summit: LightSquared says dumb pipes are a smart move for US
RCR Wireless 11/3/11    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
What does your smartphone have in common with Henry Ford's Model T? Quite a bit, according to LightSquared CEO Sanjiv Ahuja. Both the smartphone and the Model T may be innovations that have changed the way society operates, and just as the automobile altered the American landscape by creating a demand for roads and highways, smartphones and tablets are creating an enormous need for bandwidth to carry video, voice and data. More

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