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Central Jersey Network Vision/LTE Deployment schedule update

by Robert Herron Sprint 4G Rollout Updates Thursday, June 28, 2012 - 7:50 AM MDT   The next market in our Network Vision/LTE deployment schedule update series is...Central Jersey. The Central Jersey market has yet to be announced by Sprint, but is expected to be announced in the near future. Perhaps around the time of the first market launches on July 15th?   Sprint's Network Vision OEM Alcatel/Lucent initially deployed to the Central Jersey market quite early, starting work back in Novem

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South West Florida Network Vision/LTE Deployment schedule update

by Robert Herron Sprint 4G Rollout Updates Wednesday, June 27, 2012 - 12:59 PM MDT   The next market in our Network Vision/LTE deployment schedule update series is...South West Florida. South West Florida has yet to be announced by Sprint, but is expected to be announced in the near future. Perhaps around the time of the first market launches.   The Sprint South West Florida market encompasses all of the Sprint native coverage in Manatee, Sarasota, Lee and Collier counties. Including th

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Ready for LTE launching?  Sprint says mark your calendar for July 15th in Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City and San Antonio

Ready for LTE launching? Sprint says mark your calendar for July 15th in Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City and San Antonio

by Robert Herron Sprint 4G Rollout Updates Wednesday, June 27, 2012 - 10:09 AM MDT   Speculation is over. Sprint is going to stop blocking LTE connections and launch service in 5 of the 6 announced markets on July 15th. LTE service will be live, on or before July 15th in Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City and San Antonio. However, Baltimore is an announced market that is not listed in this new release. It is not shocking to S4GRU readers that Baltimore is not quite ready yet. W

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Memphis Network Vision/LTE Deployment schedule update

by Robert Herron Sprint 4G Rollout Updates Wednesday, June 27, 2012 - 6:00 AM MDT   The next market in our Network Vision/LTE deployment schedule update series is The River City...Memphis. The Memphis market has yet to be announced by Sprint, but is expected to be announced in the near future. Perhaps around the time of the first market launches.   The Sprint Memphis market encompasses all of the Sprint native coverage in western Tennessee, northern Mississippi and NE Arkansas. This inc

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New York City Network Vision/LTE Deployment schedule update

by Robert Herron Sprint 4G Rollout Updates Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - 5:09 PM MDT   I hear from yous guys all the time, so I know that the Big Apple is ready to take a big bite out of the upcoming Sprint LTE network. So it is with great joy, that the next market in our Network Vision/LTE deployment schedule update series is...New York City. This market has not been announced by Sprint, but appears to be on the way for a November/December launch.   The Sprint NYC market covers all of the New

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32GB Samsung Galaxy S-III Preorders supposedly on their way out for shipping...finally!

32GB Samsung Galaxy S-III Preorders supposedly on their way out for shipping...finally!

by Robert Herron Sprint 4G Rollout Updates Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - 4:00 PM MDT   It appears that the logjam has been cleared and the 32GB Samsung Galaxy S-III pre-orders by Sprint customers are finally starting to roll. And yours truly has been one of those affected, sitting in backorder purgatory. We informed you all last week about the delay affecting 32GB models reportedly caused by overwhelming global demand that Samsung couldn't keep up with. The sources say that devices sta

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Jacksonville Network Vision/LTE Deployment schedule update

by Robert Herron Sprint 4G Rollout Updates Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - 2:40 PM MDT   The next market in our Network Vision/LTE deployment schedule update series is the Bold New City of the South...Jacksonville. Jacksonville and Florida's First Coast has yet to be announced by Sprint, but is expected to be announced in the near future. Perhaps around the time of the first market launches.   The Sprint Jacksonville market encompasses all of the Sprint native coverage in Northeastern Florida a

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Charlotte Network Vision/LTE Deployment schedule update

by Robert Herron Sprint 4G Rollout Updates Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - 12:06 PM MDT   The next market in our Network Vision/LTE deployment schedule update series is...Charlotte. The Charlotte market has yet to be announced by Sprint, but is expected to be announced in the near future. Perhaps around the time of the first market launches.   The Sprint Charlotte market encompasses all of the Sprint native coverage in western North Carolina. This includes the Charlotte Metro area, Kannapolis,

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Sprint 4G LTE Tri-Fi Hotspot Review

Sprint 4G LTE Tri-Fi Hotspot Review

by Rick Layton Sprint 4G Rollout Updates Monday, June 25, 2012 - 4:27 PM MDT   As technologies advance, the equipment to use the technology must advance as well. With the upcoming release of 4G LTE in our area (Houston), new equipment will be required to be able to use it. Although Sprint will have numerous data devices to handle the usage by the end of the year, only the Sprint Tri-Band Modem will be available at the rollout of the 4G LTE service. Due to the enormous dependence m

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Norfolk/Virginia Beach Network Vision/LTE Deployment schedule update

by Robert Herron Sprint 4G Rollout Updates Monday, June 25, 2012 - 12:08 PM MDT   The next market in our Network Vision/LTE deployment schedule update series is just about to get moving...the Norfolk and the Virginia Tidewater Region. The Norfolk market has yet to be announced by Sprint, but is expected to be announced in the near future. Perhaps around the time of the first market launches.   The Sprint Norfolk market covers basically all of Southeast Virginia and the Hampton Roads, fro

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Miami/West Palm Network Vision/LTE Deployment schedule update

by Robert Herron Sprint 4G Rollout Updates Monday, June 25, 2012 - 7:15 AM MDT   The next market in our Network Vision/LTE deployment schedule update series is a place where things are just starting to get hopping...Miami and South Florida. This is the first Second Round market we have written up in this article series. The Miami/West Palm market has yet to be announced by Sprint, but is expected to be announced in the near future. Perhaps around the time of the first market launches.  

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Los Angeles Network Vision/LTE Deployment schedule update

by Robert Herron Sprint 4G Rollout Updates Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 12:00 PM MDT   The next market in our Network Vision/LTE deployment schedule update series is...the City of Angels. Los Angeles, a.k.a. "L.A." The LA Metro market has not been announced by Sprint, but appears to be on the way for a September launch.   The Sprint LA Metro market covers all of Los Angeles County. Adjacent counties are in different Sprint markets. Sprint's Network Vision OEM Alcatel/Lucent has been activ

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Chicago Network Vision/LTE Deployment schedule update

by Robert Herron Sprint 4G Rollout Updates Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 6:00 AM MDT     Chicago. Network Vision is nearly infamous among Chicagoans. Chicago has not been an easy market for Sprint so far. We reported in a previous article about some of the challenges Sprint has faced in its Windy City deployment. Even though this market has yet to be announced by Sprint, we are happy to report to you that Chicago appears to be on track for a September launch.   The Sprint Chicago market

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Washington, D.C. Network Vision/LTE Deployment schedule update

by Robert Herron Sprint 4G Rollout Updates Tuesday, June 19, 2012 - 6:35 PM MDT   Whether you call it the District, DC or simply Washington doesn't much matter. Soon we will be able to call it a Sprint 4G LTE city. The next market in our Network Vision/LTE deployment schedule update series is...Washington, D.C.. This market has not been announced by Sprint, but appears to be on the way for a late August launch.   The Sprint Washington DC market covers all of the District Columbia, and th

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Sprint delaying pre-orders of the 32GB Samsung Galaxy S III and possibly 16GB models

Sprint delaying pre-orders of the 32GB Samsung Galaxy S III and possibly 16GB models

by Robert Herron Sprint 4G Rollout Updates Tuesday, June 19, 2012 - 3:33 PM MDT   S4GRU received some sad news today when we found out that Sprint is experiencing delays in their preorders of the popular Samsung Galaxy S III. 16GB models will not arrive early of the June 21st national launch as originally planned, and at best, will arrive on June 21st. Some may even experience delays of a day or two. However, if you bought the 32GB model (like me), your delay will be until next we

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Boston Network Vision/LTE Deployment schedule update

by Robert Herron Sprint 4G Rollout Updates Tuesday, June 19, 2012 - 5:03 AM MDT   The next market in our Network Vision/LTE deployment schedule update series is...Boston, Mass. This market has not been announced by Sprint, but appears to be on the way for a late August launch, and work is already well under way in this market.   The Boston market essentially covers the entirety of the Bay State, from Pittsfield to the end of Cape Cod. Sprint's Network Vision OEM Alcatel/Lucent has been ac

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First 4G LTE sites start going on-air in Sprint's Boston market

by Robert Herron Sprint 4G Rollout Updates Monday, June 18, 2012 - 7:53 AM MDT   Last Friday, we provided a few tease postings on social media about Sprint 4G LTE sites going on-air in Boston. First 4, then a 5th and later a 6th. Now this morning, two more. A total of 8 sites in the Sprint Boston market now are live with 4G LTE.   As most S4GRU followers know, Sprint's Network Vision OEM Alcatel/Lucent has been very active in the Boston area for several months. However, until late la

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Austin Network Vision/LTE Deployment schedule update

by Robert Herron Sprint 4G Rollout Updates Friday, June 15, 2012 - 12:40 PM MDT   S4GRU has now completed schedule updates for all the official Sprint announced markets, but we will keep trekking along with schedule updates on the unofficial markets. The next market in our Network Vision/LTE deployment schedule update series is...Austin, Texas. This market has not been announced by Sprint, but it is on the way for an August launch, and work is already under way in this market.   Sprint's

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Baltimore Network Vision/LTE Deployment schedule update

by Robert Herron Sprint 4G Rollout Updates Thursday, June 14, 2012 - 6:33 PM MDT   Next stop, Baltimore! S4GRU continues our Network Vision/LTE deployment schedule update series with "The Greatest City in America." I didn't come up with that Motto, but I did read it on Wikipedia. So it must be true! Back in February, Sprint CEO Dan Hesse broke the news that Baltimore will be launched with Network Vision and LTE in Mid-2012.   The Baltimore market essentially covers all of Maryland, exc

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Kansas Network Vision/LTE Deployment schedule update

by Robert Herron Sprint 4G Rollout Updates Thursday, June 14, 2012 - 12:59 PM MDT   S4GRU keeps rolling on with our Network Vision/LTE deployment schedule update series. Now we want to tell you what we know about the Kansas market, which makes up the KC Metro Area, Western Missouri and the State of Kansas. Back in February, Sprint CEO Dan Hesse told us all how the Kansas market will be launched with Network Vision and LTE in Mid-2012.   Sprint's Network Vision OEM Ericsson has been stead

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Dallas/Ft. Worth Network Vision/LTE Deployment schedule update

by Robert Herron Sprint 4G Rollout Updates Monday, June 11, 2012 - 10:01 AM MDT   In our continuing Network Vision/LTE deployment schedule update series, S4GRU brings you the latest information for Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas. Sprint announced to the world early in Network Vision that the DFW market is one of their first LTE launches. Sprint boasted to the world that the Dallas area would be enjoying LTE and Network Vision enhancements by Mid 2012.   Sprint's Network Vision OEM Ericsson has

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Houston Network Vision/LTE Deployment schedule update

by Robert Herron Sprint 4G Rollout Updates Sunday, June 10, 2012 - 11:59 PM MDT   In our continuing Network Vision/LTE deployment schedule update series, S4GRU presents to you the latest regarding Houston, Texas. Sprint announced to the world early in Network Vision that the Houston market would be one of their first LTE launches. Sprint committed to a Mid 2012 LTE launch in Houston at the beginning of the year.   Sprint's Network Vision OEM Ericsson has been steadily deploying around th

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San Antonio Network Vision/LTE Deployment schedule update

by Robert Herron Sprint 4G Rollout Updates Thursday, June 7, 2012 - 9:14 PM MDT   In our continuing Network Vision/LTE deployment schedule update series, S4GRU would like to bring you up to speed in San Antonio, Texas. Sprint announced to the world early in Network Vision that the San Antonio market would be one of their first LTE launches. Dan Hesse announced that we can expect it to be launched by Mid 2012.   Since the announcement last December, Sprint's Network Vision OEM Ericsson ha

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