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The carrier's Network Vision project is bringing multiple networks into one cabinet
The view from one Sprint Nextel cell site on a rooftop in San Francisco includes the Golden Gate Bridge.
At a rooftop cell site in San Francisco, a Sprint Nextel antenna, left, is mounted on above two radio heads, one for 1.9GHz frequencies and one for 800MHz.
Inside Sprint Nextel's Network Vision cell-site cabinets, there are rack-mounted modules called "digital units" for each network the carrier operates. The gear here was made by Samsung.
In its Network Vision project, Sprint Nextel is incorporating modules for all its mobile networks in a single cabinet like this one at a cell site in San Francisco.
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The two Sprint Nextel cabinets on the right can do the work of all the older boxes on the left, plus handle new services.
Sprint Nextel gave reporters a tour of a rooftop cell site in San Francisco on Tuesday.