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Sprint to start massive MIMO deployment, plans 5G launch in H1 2019

Tuesday 27 February 2018 | 10:26 CET | News
Sprint announced at Mobile World Congress plans to start rolling out massive MIMO in April in select US cities, in preparation for the launch of a 5G mobile network in the first half of 2019.

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Companies: Ericsson / Nokia / Qualcomm / Samsung / Sprint
Countries: United States
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