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August 04, 2011

Sprint Brings 4G Offerings to Wholesale Customers

Sprint, a leading provider of a comprehensive range of wireless and wireline communications services, recently announced in a press release that now its wholesale customers will have access to America’s Favorite 4G Network, enabling with the power of faster download speeds and more bandwidth. With the announcement, Sprint has become the only national wireless carrier to provide a Wholesale 4G offering.

“Customers looking for a large and established 4G ecosystem should consider Sprint, as we offer access to more than 120 ecosystem partners, including chipset vendors, device and equipment manufacturers, applications developers, machine-to-machine solutions providers and more,” said Matt Carter, president Sprint Wholesale Solutions and New Ventures, in a statement. “With Sprint 4G, the possibilities for our customers are endless. 4G is another fine example of the complete solutions we offer to help our customers harness their full potential.”

The Wholesale 4G services will be available for Sprint’s customers like the Sierra Wireless 250U 3G/4G data card and HTC Detail 3G/4G handset, which has the same feature set as HTC EVO Shift 4G, a member of the award-winning EVO family of devices. These organizations will now be able to avail new features like additional handsets, data cards, hotspot devices and a fixed access alternative to be introduced in the coming months. With these features, organizations will be able to respond confidently to the demands of their small and medium sized business customers. Mitel is a Sprint Wholesale customer that has already deployed a 4G solution.

“Mitel was an early adopter of Sprint’s Wholesale 4G offering when we added the Sierra Wireless 250U 3G/4G data card to our product mix in fall 2010. We pride ourselves on delivering the Mitel difference, by providing our customers with the products and services that are hot in the market now,” says Jon Brinton, president of Mitel NetSolutions, in a statement. “By adding 4G to our NetSolutions platform, and offering a mobile service that provides 4G speeds, we are bringing the leading edge of wireless technology solutions to our mobility customers.”

Want to learn more about 4G wireless technologies? Then be sure to attend the 4GWE Conference, collocated with TMC’s ITEXPO West 2011, taking place Sept. 13-15, 2011, in Austin, Texas. The 4GWE Conference provides unmatched networking opportunities and a robust conference program representing the wireless ecosystem. The conference not only brings together the best and brightest in the wireless industry, it actually spans the communications and technology industry. To register, click here.

Rahul Arora is a MobilityTechzone contributor. He has worked as an editor and freelance writer for several reputed organizations in India. To read more of his articles, please visit his columnist page.

Edited by Rich Steeves

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