Sprint Nextel introduced on Tuesday three tri-band LTE mobile devices designed to tap into Long-Term Evolution frequencies in the 800MHz, the 1.9GHz and Clearwire's planned 2.5GHz bands. The carrier also said at CTIA 2013 that Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics will likely bring tri-band phones to Sprint customers this year. The devices, from Novatel Wireless and NetGear, are designed to boost Sprint's LTE performance and in-building coverage.

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