C Spire to launch LTE in Alabama, Florida by Nov-13

28 May 2013

Mississippi-based regional operator C Spire Wireless has announced plans to extend its Long Term Evolution (LTE) network to south Alabama and north-west Florida before the end of 2013. The company plans to roll out a total of 145 new 4G base transceiver stations (BTS) covering a combined 2,899 square miles and a population of 687,000. Kevin Hankins, chief operating officer for C Spire Wireless, confirmed that the cellco will launch LTE services in the following markets by November this year: Mobile, Prichard, Saraland, Satsuma, Chickasaw, Daphne, Fairhope, Foley, Gulf Shores, Loxley, Orange Beach, Summerdale, Robertsdale, Silverhill and Spanish Fort (all Alabama); and Gulf Breeze, Destin, Fort Walton Beach, Mary Esther, Cinco Bayou and Miramar Beach (all Florida). The company also plans to connect a further 71 cities in its native Mississippi.

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