Sprint’s Hesse: HD Voice Goes Nationwide in July

Dan Jones, Light Reading, 3/27/14 Sprint CEO Dan Hesse revealed in his keynote here Tuesday that the operator is ready to launch its HD Voice service across the US in July. HD Voice increases the clarity of a voice call across seven octaves, as opposed to the four octaves that many current smartphones support.  Sprint […]

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Clearwire 4G users and data use booming

Stephen Lawson, ComputerWorld, 1/24/2012 Clearwire said WiMax data use by subscribers of Sprint and other partners grew at twice the rate of customer growth Clearwire exceeded 10 million subscribers in the fourth quarter but still needs to raise more money to build its planned LTE network, a task that could be funded in part by […]

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Posted on January 24, 2012 at 5:45 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Sprint converts its network to LTE, plans ‘aggressive rollout’ to be completed by 2013

Joseph Volpe, Engadget, 10/7/2011 We knew more or less that an announcement of this sort was coming. Back in July, Dan Hesse had teased us face-to-face with the promise of a “great story this fall around 4G,” and now the time to tell that tale has arrived. At its strategy event today, Sprint finally went […]

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Posted on October 7, 2011 at 9:32 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Can the cable industry succeed at wireless?

Sue Marek, FierceWireless, 8/11/2011 The third time is not always a charm–at least not when it comes to the cable industry succeeding at selling wireless services. By my count, the cable industry has made at least three attempts over the past two decades to gain a foothold in the wireless industry and build the elusive […]

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Posted on August 11, 2011 at 3:03 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Clearwire Announces Intent to Add LTE to Its Network to Accelerate Wholesale Business

Clearwire, 8/3/2011 KIRKLAND, Wash, Aug. 3, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Clearwire Corporation (Nasdaq:CLWR), a leading provider of 4G wireless broadband services in the United States, today announced its intent to add “LTE Advanced-ready” technology to its 4G network. The announcement follows the successful completion of 4G technology trials that achieved download speeds exceeding 120 Mbps […]

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Posted on August 3, 2011 at 4:28 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Clearwire COO sees LTE switch on horizon, but details cloudy

Phil Goldstein, FierceWireless, 5/20/2011 Clearwire COO Erik Prusch said the company will eventually switch to LTE network technology, but declined to say when the switch will happen–and warned the plans are not definite. “WiMAX to date has been a very good technology choice for us,” he said in an interview with Cnet “We were able […]

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Posted on May 20, 2011 at 9:46 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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WSJ: Clearwire moving away from retail, will concentrate on network wholesale business

Chris Ziegler, Engadget, 2/9/2011 Though it apparently doesn’t have any plans in place to close its existing 140 stores around the country, The Wall Street Journal is reporting this evening that network operator Clearwire is halting its direct retail strategy to concentrate on selling the use of its airwaves to other providers — providers such […]

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Posted on February 9, 2011 at 1:10 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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T-Mobile USA to double network speeds

1/6/2011 T-Mobile USA plans to start doubling the speed of its high-speed wireless data network this year to 42 megabits per second, joining a race toward higher-speed networks to make its service competitive with Verizon Wireless’. T-Mobile USA, a unit of Deutsche Telekom, also told reporters at the Consumer Electronics Show it would not charge […]

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Posted on January 6, 2011 at 6:07 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Clear launches new at-home WiMAX router with integrated WiFi

Darren Murph, Engadget, 12/4/2010 Hey, don’t knock the naming engineers — “Clear Modem with WiFi” just works. Indeed, that’s the official title of Clear’s new at-home WiMAX modem (the same one that flew through the FCC back in September), designed to bring the 4G superhighway into one’s home for as little as $35 per month. According to the […]

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Posted on December 4, 2010 at 9:13 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Wireless Carriers Muddy Waters with ‘4G’ Marketing

Wailin Wong, Mobile Tech Today, 12/2/2010 Are phone carriers getting their 4G signals crossed? Wireless carriers are using 4G to describe a major leap in speed, capacity and power over other networks. But operators don’t agree on what constitutes that technological milestone. As a result, 4G has become a marketing term almost unrelated to its […]

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Posted on December 2, 2010 at 12:52 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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