Category: Nextel

Nextel’s Reno area cell sites to start shutting down in late April 2012

Filed under: Nextel - Feb 07 2012

According to a new web site and map that shows the location and activity of Nextel cell sites, work in the Reno area will begin in late April 2012 to begin shutting down cell sites. According to Sprint its Nextel/iDEN cell sites are expected to be be phased out in 2013.

Reno area Nextel cell site map 2012

New Nextel cell site improves coverage in upper Caughlin Ranch Parkway area and NW Reno

Filed under: New Cell Site Active,Nextel - Oct 10 2007

A new Nextel cell site located next to the power substation above Village Green Parkway and Pinebluff Trail was recently constructed and place in-service. The cell site provides improved coverage in the upper Caughlin Ranch Parkway area and northwest Reno.

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Nextel - Pine Bluff Trail 1Nextel - Pine Bluff Trail 2

Thanks to 2 dogs who like to go for walks for the pictures.

New Sprint/Nextel cell site in Virginia City

Filed under: New Cell Site Active,Nextel,Sprint PCS - Sep 04 2007

A new Sprint/Nextel cell site in Virginia City was confirmed last weekend. The antennas are disguised in a gray monopole/flag pole on the south end of the city near Gold Hill.

Sprint-Nextel flagpole Virginia City

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