Thursday, September 20, 2007

Sprint: 700 MHz Spectrum Not All That Important for WiMax

That's not to say Sprint's not interested in the upcoming auction. Gude quickly pointed out that if, in the future, Sprint was able to get its hands on some of that sweet 700, the company would certainly make use of it for coverage purposes. At the same time, he warned: "if you only have 700, you've got a big problem because you can't get the depth of coverage to deliver that broadband experience. And then you start cell splitting and you start cell splitting to generate more capacity…"