Oklahoma business briefs, Aug. 13

Oklahoma business briefs, Aug. 13, 2014
Oklahoman Published: August 13, 2014
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Pioneer to get 4G LTE network

Alcatel-Lucent is set to deploy a complete 4G LTE overlay network in Oklahoma and Kansas to enable Pioneer Cellular to offer broadband mobile access to its customers, the French company announced Tuesday. Pioneer Cellular provides service primarily in unserved and underserved areas of rural Kansas and Oklahoma. The LTE deployment with Alcatel-Lucent will enable Pioneer Cellular to provide customers with broadband access and connect with other carriers through roaming agreements.

Group honors OU Physicians

OU Physicians, the state’s largest physicians group, has earned a national award for excellence in patient care. The award from the Studer Group, a national health outcomes performance company, was presented to OU Physicians this month at the 12th annual What’s Right in Health Care conference in Chicago. Award recipients must demonstrate outstanding performance in patient care over an extended period of time. “We’re proud of our work to improve overall patient care and are honored to receive this award,” OU Physicians CEO Brian Maddy said. “Our providers and staff are committed to excellence and that shows through in the daily care we provide to our patients.”

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