Sprint Extends Relationship with Gemalto to Manage Growing LTE Deployments Across the US

Gemalto broadens its longstanding relationship with Sprint through a multi-year contract to manage growing LTE deployments across the U.S. With 57.7 million subscribers, Sprint will use Gemaltos Allynis Advanced Over-the-Air(AOTA) Solution as a Service (SaaS) Platform to facilitate LTE service activations and to manage the complexities of providing multi band 4G LTE connectivity. The Gemalto solution helps Sprint easily deliver customers the most up-to-date mobile technologies, services and innovations right to their fingertips.

Mobile networks have been evolving to 4G for several years, especially in the U.S., which represents more than 50 percent of the worlds LTE connections. Sprints 4G LTE and Sprint Spark next generation LTE network, provides ubiquitous service and wireless IP connectivity that is serving as a gateway for more connected devices and the growing Internet-of-Things (IoT). The simplicity of Gemaltos AOTA hosted solution reduces the need for expensive installations. Sprint has a flexible solution to meet the increasing high-speed connectivity demands of IoT applications.

Leveraging Gemaltos Allynis AOTA SaaS Platform, Sprint has swift service provisioning for new devices and seamless technical updates and software improvements. It is especially beneficial when Sprint needs to manage the handover between 3G and 4G networks for optimized wireless service. The ease-of-use enables Sprint to maintain focus on delivering trusted digital services to their subscribers.

Our over-the-air technology currently enables 240 operators worldwide and with increased demands for connectivity, Sprint and many others are opting to migrate to our more advanced and robust Advanced OTA platform, said Sebastien Cano, President of North America at Gemalto. Gemaltos highly developed roadmap for delivering AOTA services worldwide is ideal for any operator interested in evolving to next generation networks or expanding 4G LTE services.

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