Crane Working At Dunton Tower: New 4G Wireless Antenna Installation This Week

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Sprint 4G antennas and a radio cabinet are prepared on Sigwalt Street for a lift to the roof of Dunton Tower Thursday morning (Over 25 more photos …).

Sprint began work on installation of new 4G antennas at Dunton Tower Apartments, 55 South Vail Avenue. The antennas are installed and then tuned for the area. They might cover an area of about three to four miles.

In cell phone and mobile technology lingo, 4G is the fourth generation of mobile phone mobile communications standards, and is a successor of the third generation (3G) standards. A 4G system provides mobile ultra-broadband Internet access, for example to laptops with USB wireless modems, to smartphones, and to other mobile devices. Conceivable applications include amended mobile web access, IP telephony, gaming services, high-definition mobile TV, video conferencing and 3D television.

The antennas and radios atop the high-rise are GSM-850 and GSM-1900 are used in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, the United States and many other countries in the Americas. They operate in the 850 MHz and 1900 MHz radio frequencies, respectively.

GSM (Global System for Mobile Communications) is a standard set developed by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) to describe protocols for second generation (2G) digital cellular networks used by mobile phones.
Further improvements were made when the 3GPP developed third generation (3G) UMTS standards followed by fourth generation (4G) LTE Advanced standards.

“GSM” is a trademark owned by the GSM Association.

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Crane operator concentrates overhead during lift of Sprint 4G equipment to the roof of Dunton Tower (Over 25 more photos …).


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