LTE deployment boomed in the second quarter. T-Mobile, AT&T, and Sprint all reported massive second quarter deployments.
According to an article on AGL’s website, T-Mobile upped their LTE deployment from seven major metropolitan markets in March to 116 major metropolitan markets by the end of July. They exceeded their mid-year goal of covering 100 million people. As of the end of July, T-Mobile covered a whooping 156 million people!
AT&T also expanded their LTE deployment. AT&T currently reaches over 225 million people and is on schedule to serve over 270 million people by year’s end! They will also expand their LTE coverage to over 300 markets.
Sprint’s LTE footprint is also growing. Sprint announced they deployed LTE to an additional 6,500 sites in the second quarter for a total of 20,000 sites in a 151 cities! They are hoping to reach their goal of 200 million people covered by the end of 2013.
What does all this mean for antenna concealment? It means now more than ever, antenna concealment is needed! As new sites are built, and old sites are upgraded for new LTE equipment, STEALTH will be there to provide our customers with the latest and greatest antenna concealment.