Sprint achieves new network speed milestones

Thursday 15 August 2013 | 20:32 CET | News
Sprint and Ciena have teamed up to achieve two significant milestones in speed and capacity on Sprint's network. Earlier in 2013, the companies trialled, and Sprint has since deployed, one of the longest 100 Gbps circuits in the US with a live transmission that required no signal regeneration over a distance of 2,100 km, or 1,304 miles. In July 2013, the companies successfully completed a 400 Gbps trial on Sprint's network. The 100 Gbps circuit trialled earlier in 2013 is now integrated into the Sprint optical network infrastructures and is in-serviced between Chicago and Forth Worth, Texas.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Ciena / Sprint
Countries: United States
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But in all seriousness, the voice network should be a top prioriy. Sprint has the tools to be the top provider in the country, now it is time to utilize those tools. I am rooting for Sprint.
Concerned User @ 18/8/2013 - 19:43

Yet LTE speeds stay around 7mbps and 3g stays around 50kbps no matter where you go. They keep talking about it instead of being about it. T-mobile bought the equipment, installed it, and had their LTE network up and running throughout the country in the time it took Sprint to test LTE tower in our area. I call shenannigans.
Concerned User @ 18/8/2013 - 19:40

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