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2030 is just around the corner.

 

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If they execute like they have in NYC, we now have well over 300 small cells in just over 5 months times.

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If they execute like they have in NYC, we now have well over 300 small cells in just over 5 months times.

I think he was saying there are  2030 small cells nationwide around the corner. Not sure what the 30 is in there instead of a nice round number like 2000.  :D

 

 

How many small cells in LA does that make counting the Jonathan Kramer's tracking?

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Year 2030. Attempted joke. Sorry.

 

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Now we just need small cells in Orange County,I.E., riverside, San Diego and band 26 all across SoCal and we'll be set. Lol!

 

 

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How does the earfcn of 41176 fit with the other B41 carriers in the market? What do the first 3 carriers use?

 

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How does the earfcn of 41176 fit with the other B41 carriers in the market? What do the first 3 carriers use?

 

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My phone usually indicates 39874 or 40072.

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Year 2030. Attempted joke. Sorry.

 

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I knew the sarcasm in the context you meant. Knowing Sprint, that's pretty accurate

 

 

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If they execute like they have in NYC, we now have well over 300 small cells in just over 5 months times.

 

Weren't NYC small cells already in place and just needed to be converted from WiMax to LTE?

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Weren't NYC small cells already in place and just needed to be converted from WiMax to LTE?

Alot of them were from Wimax hayday's, but the last 3 months i have seen at least 30+ pop up that were not part of the initial Wimax deployment.

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Weren't NYC small cells already in place and just needed to be converted from WiMax to LTE?

Initial quick conversions were existing small cells right of ways.

 

Most recent ones and going forward are organic sprint deployments.

 

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Hey can any of you tell me how the network is in Santa Barbara? Is 800 live there? I'll be heading down to that area in a few weeks.

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AT&T B25 MFBI earfcn 8290 live.

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AT&T B25 MFBI earfcn 8290 live.

Nice.

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How is Sprint in LA nowadays?

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AT&T B25 MFBI earfcn 8290 live.

What is the purpose of the Band 25 MFBI on AT&T

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Sprint roaming?

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Sprint roaming?

And in Alaska where it was reported that AT&T is broadcasting an LTE carrier in the PCS G Block, Sprint's PCS G Block.

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For the first time I noticed some small cells in West L.A. So far, the parts of the city that have multiple deployments include: Koreatown, parts of Hollywood, NoHo and now West LA. There's probably more, I just haven't come across them.

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For the first time I noticed some small cells in West L.A. So far, the parts of the city that have multiple deployments include: Koreatown, parts of Hollywood, NoHo and now West LA. There's probably more, I just haven't come across them.

I actually saw one way down south on Carson Street just west of Normandie last month when I was in town. LA city strip between Torrance and Carson.

 

 

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And in Alaska where it was reported that AT&T is broadcasting an LTE carrier in the PCS G Block, Sprint's PCS G Block.

Any proof of this?

 

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AT&T B25 MFBI earfcn 8290 live.

Any pics?

 

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Any updates on small cell deployments?

 

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Any updates on small cell deployments?

 

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It's all over and expanding every day.

 

Majority is in existing light poles.

 

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Any updates on small cell deployments?

 

I'll try to post some photos this weekend.

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These aren't small cells, but they're kind of rare:  Single sector GMO macro sites (non-omnidirectional).

 

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(That's a Verizon site across the street.)

 

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Pretty decent speeds too:

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Here's a Mobilitie site in the NoHo area:

 

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I'm working on a map, but it's going to be a while before I can share it.

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