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Sprint, Clearwire champion mobile WiMAX

US carrier Sprint Nextel and wireless broadband player Clearwire joined forces on Thursday to build a nationwide WiMAX network. The idea is to foster a quicker, broader and more efficient deployment of a mobile WiMAX broadband network than either company could accomplish on its own. The companies said the WiMAX network is being designed to […]

Sprint seeking WiMAX partner?

Sprint-Nextel is reported to be seeking alternative funding for its Mobile WiMAX roll-out in the US and perhaps even considering a joint venture with fellow WiMAX proponent Clearwire. Alternatively, the Wall Street Journal reported that the carrier might consider asking cable TV operators to invest in the project, presumably in return for distribution rights over […]

Sprint pilots unlimited tariffs

US operator Sprint Nextel is trialling all you can eat voice and data tariffs in the San Francisco area, it emerged on Tuesday. The first tariff includes unlimited voice calling, messaging and mobile web access for $120 per month. Add another $30, taking the monthly fee to $150, and you get the same options plus […]

5,000 jobs to go at Sprint

US operator Sprint Nextel said this week it would cut 5,000 jobs, with many to be slashed within the next few months. The operator has show signs of struggling since its merger with iDEN operator Nextel. The operator anticipates consolidated operating revenues of $41bn for full year 2006, which means revenue outlook for 2007 is […]

Sprint adds Nokia to WiMAX party

Sprint Nextel on Friday announced that it has picked Nokia as a “key infrastructure and consumer electronic device provider” for its 4G WiMAX mobility network. The advanced network will, according to Sprint, be designed to allow users to experience high bandwidth mobile internet connectivity at access speeds significantly higher than today’s wireless networks. Nokia joins […]

Sprint launches Revision A in US

US operator Sprint launched its EV-DO Revision A mobile broadband network in San Diego on Tuesday with an eye to launching in 20 additional markets before year end. With the upgraded mobile broadband network, users of the Sprint Power Vision Network in San Diego will ultimately be able to utilise richer applications and services such […]

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