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Sprint last week began offering LTE service to its business customers using small cell sites developed by SpiderCloud.

The carrier, which announced new service at the SCWS Americas conference, said that the small cells will add density to its network and improve wireless service at enterprises and public spaces alike.

Sprint officials said the two SpiderCloud LTE Radio Nodes — the SCRN-220 and SCRN-250 — can be clipped onto existing Cisco WiFi infrastructure and deployed in less than 30 minutes.

The PoE+ powered SCRN-220 can serve up to 15,000 square feet in a typical office environment, while the SCRN-250, when attached to an existing Cisco Aironet 3600 or 3700 Wi-Fi access point, can cover 7,000 square feet.

A network of 100 Radio Nodes and 1 Services Node on a business' Ethernet LAN, meanwhile, can offer more than a gigabit of capacity and coverage across 1.5 million square feet.

The devices currently support Sprint’s 1.9 GHz spectrum band and will support its 2.5 GHz band in mid-2018.

“We’re excited to keep expanding our toolbox of small cell solutions with this latest innovation for the enterprise," Robert Kingsley, Sprint's Director of Small Cell and WiFi Development, said in a statement.

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