Race is on again in Twin Cities for faster wireless networks



By Steve Alexander, Star Tribune

“The need for speed is driving a sweeping upgrade of Twin Cities cellular networks.  As consumers buy more smart phones, iPads and other portable devices, demand for mobile data service is expected to rise sharply.

To keep up, Verizon Wireless, AT&T and Sprint are or soon will be installing faster, higher-capacity 4G (fourth generation) networks in the Twin Cities. By late this year or early in 2011, they will make Web browsing by phone as fast as using a wired connection.”

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