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Verizon to start refarming PCS spectrum for LTE in 2015


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Until I see visual proof, I am not buying that VZW is already replacing standalone band 13 Lower 700 MHz panels after only two years of service. VZ shareholders would go apeshit over that CAPEX. Instead, I expect VZW to string along upgrades as long as its market share dominance allows. That helps prop up the quarterly results.



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The pic I've posted is from my own market, near my house, and to my eye those panels look exactly the same, with added RRUs. Looks like they have 4 ports at the bottom, which could mean that the panel itself supports both 700 and AWS. Definitely interesting.

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That's probably when I expect Sprint to start refarming their PCS A-F holdings.


I expect sprint to use excess a-f as soon as nv phase one complete. If you mean refarm existing Evdo usage, your timeline makes sense to me.


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