Sprint confirms switch to LTE with Galaxy Nexus, LG Viper
LAS VEGAS–With a simple Web page on its site, Sprint today spilled more details on its already-promised switch to LTE and the first devices that would support it.
According to the page, the carrier will launch LTE and “improved 3G coverage” in the first half of this year in Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, and Atlanta. The timing and choice of cities repeats earlier comments from CEO Dan Hesse who promised during an investor conference last week that Sprint would launch LTE in up to 10 cities by the end of 2012.
Though in December Sprint Chief Financial Officer Joseph Euteneuer had said that the company’s LTE devices wouldn’t come until the late summer or fall, that deadline may be moving ahead with confirmation that the carrier would offer the Samsung Galaxy Nexus.
Specifications for the carrier’s Galaxy Nexus will largely mirror those of the Verizon model, with a 4.65-inch HD Super AMOLED display, Ice Cream Sandwich, 16GB internal memory, front and rear-facing c… [Read more]
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