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The Wall > Sprint's Technical Chief Operating Officer Günther Ottendorfer 2nd Reddit AMA live...

Posted 16 December 2016

Tim Yu  
Sprint 4G Rollout Updates  
December 15, 2016 - 9:40 PM PDT    

It's been but a blink of an eye since Sprint CTO Gunther's last Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA) but he's back!  

Right now, December 16, 2016 at 11 AM to 12 PM PDT , he is doing his second AMA  on R/Sprint .  

Be sure to check it out and ask him many questions that have kept...

The Wall > [PSA] The holy LTE trinity. A third Band 41 carrier now going live!

Posted 08 April 2016

by Tim Yu
Sprint 4G Rollout Updates  
Friday, April 8, 2016 - 3:40 PM MDT  

Over the past week, S4GRU members in multiple Sprint markets have discovered new EARFCNs and corresponding GCI endings that identify new Band 41 LTE carriers.

The EARFCN is the center frequency of an LTE carrier that, along with the carrier bandwidth, identifies the carrier pl...

The Wall > [Teaser] Life's Good with VoLTE?

Posted 16 March 2016

by Tim Yu
Sprint 4G Rollout Updates  
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 9:13 PM MDT  

Authors Edit (8/25/16): According to a report , the LG G5 (and HTC 9) is indeed capable of 3xCA specifically for Sprint due to the intraband contiguous setup Sprint utilizes.    

The spotlight may have been largely on the Samsung Galaxy for the past few weeks, but from beh...

The Wall > Not just with AT&T, Sprint swaps spectrum with T-Mobile and VZW, too.

Posted 04 March 2016

by Tim Yu
Sprint 4G Rollout Updates  
Friday, March 4, 2016 - 8:25 AM MST  

A little over two weeks ago, S4GRU published an article  detailing a multi-market PCS 1900 MHz swap between Sprint and AT&T that increased spectrum contiguity for both operators in several markets. In that article, we mentioned how that spectrum swap might be the first of m...

The Wall > "What's the frequency, Kenneth?" Sprint and AT&T tango to trade PCS fre...

Posted 12 February 2016

by Tim Yu and Andrew J. Shepherd
Sprint 4G Rollout Updates  
Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 6:25 AM MST  

Call it a comeback. The band, the PCS band is getting back together. Pun intended. You will understand soon.

After a two year absence, the popular one , two , three  part "What's the frequency, Kenneth?" article series is back for an encore. For fu...