Long Term Evolution (LTE (News - Alert)), is the latest mobile network technology that promises to bring numerous benefits for the network carriers. They can now make better use of available network bandwidths and provide improved data rates to its users.
Helping Israel to reap the benefits of LTE technology, Sprint (News - Alert) announced that the company plans to support an LTE acceleration lab in Tel Aviv, Israel. This move by Sprint is particularly appealing to startups and developers in Israel as the company has been actively supporting the IMA’s acceleration lab for last few years.
With its active participation in the development of LTE technology in Israel, Sprint will look to help developers and startups to get access to various platforms to create new products. The company openly welcomes startups to work on their next great ideas in its LTE lab in Israel.
With its lab, Sprint looks to keep a close watch on the developments taking place in the LTE space in Israel. IMA has been working on latest technologies in the mobile field for more than a decade, until now, when IMA’s Acceleration Lab made use of Telefonica (News - Alert)/BlueVia and Orange Israel networks.
“As a complement to our efforts to unlock innovation in the United States, this Sprint-sponsored LTE acceleration lab will allow startups and developers in Israel valuable access to dramatically speed up their time to market,” said Stephen Bye (News - Alert), Sprint chief technology officer, who made the announcement in advance of the Jan. 31 4G Israel Conference in Tel Aviv. “We are committed to an open developer environment, creating opportunities for innovative services, products and technologies to be developed and launched on the Sprint LTE network.”
Recently, the company rolled out its all-new 4G LTE network in Texas area. According to the company, 4G LTE network enables more users to enjoy the benefits of 4G LTE.
Edited by Ashley Caputo