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My company got a letter from Sprint Business today in the mail about a Sprint LTE Plus Booster.  The letter was sent via postal mail to my business billing address about what appears to be a Sprint LTE Plus outdoor to indoor repeater.  It will be interesting to see if this is being offered all over the country to Sprint business customers or if this is a limited roll-out and if businesses are eligible for more than one of these.  If anyone has more information about what this device is and how it works, please post here. 

 

All highlights below are as listed in the letter received by my company.

 

 

Dear Sprint Customer,

 

We know how important it is to be connected, all the time, virtually everywhere.  To your work, your business and your people, which is why Sprint is laser-focused on keeping our status that no one beats Sprint in Chicago.  As you may have heard, Sprint has an incredible network in Chicago.  In fact, we recently tied for first place in network reliability, call performance and text performance according to independent third-party testing.

 

Our Chicago network gets better every day as we work to deliver the consistent reliability, capacity and speed that your business requires.  As a thanks for being a valued customer, we would like to provide you with a Sprint-owned data booster that is free to use to further strengthen your Sprint LTE signal.

 

Placement of the LTE Plus Booster in your building(s) will deliver next level service and does NOT require any IT infrastructure or capital.  It's the size of a small shoebox.  We'll simply place it in or by a window that provides the best signal strength, plug it in and you can enjoy your improved Sprint data experience.

 

It's easy.  Visit sprint.com/booster and fill out the form to request a data booster. If eligible, we will contact you to schedule a time for a Sprint team member to deliver the box and place it in an ideal location to provide you with the best signal strength.

 

Thank you for making Sprint a part of your business.  We are honored to provide your business with solutions to help you and your people collaborate, mobilize and accelerate.

 

Sincerely,

 

Jim Mills

President of the Illinois and Wisconsin Region

 

G. Jason Schnellbacher

Director of Strategic Programs.

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I submitted a request yesterday and received a call today and she sounded upbeat and ready to get the ball rolling until I admittted that the office is located in North Carolina.  She said it was being offered in the Chicago market only at this time, but could expand nationwide.  I asked if there was a waitlist for other markets and she said not at this time.  Bummer, we could have really used it as we do not have WiFi for general employee use and we fall back to Voice only :(

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I submitted a request yesterday and received a call today and she sounded upbeat and ready to get the ball rolling until I admittted that the office is located in North Carolina.  She said it was being offered in the Chicago market only at this time, but could expand nationwide.  I asked if there was a waitlist for other markets and she said not at this time.  Bummer, we could have really used it as we do not have WiFi for general employee use and we fall back to Voice only :(

 

Good information.  Thanks for the reconnaissance.

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radem: Do you know how many Sprint lines your business has?  Just curious if they're targeting larger (valuable) business, or if they might provide this for all business.  Also, how is the Sprint LTE signal inside your business now?

Also, thanks for the post.. interesting stuff! 

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radem: Do you know how many Sprint lines your business has?  Just curious if they're targeting larger (valuable) business, or if they might provide this for all business.  Also, how is the Sprint LTE signal inside your business now?

Also, thanks for the post.. interesting stuff! 

My company is a very large business customer for Sprint.  We have full WiFi coverage in our buildings and most everyone is using WiFi calling so we really have no issues.  Some of the buildings have a lot of brick on them so signal strength when not on WiFi can be a challenge deep inside some of them.

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