Sprint is using small cells provided by Alcatel-Lucent

Alcatel-Lucent says it has 39 commercial agreements to deploy small cells. The contract with Speint is the first when operator has gone public with its use of the vendor's lightRadio metrocells.



Alcatel-Lucent Metro Cell Outdoor Family

The equipment is capable of supporting 2G, 3G, LTE and Wi-Fi, but "this particular contract is specfic to the 4G LTE network". The idea of metro cells use is to be able to increase coverage and capacity where it's needed. There is no information, which markets would recieve the new equipment.


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