Sprint Seeks Funding For WiMax Network
Jun 14, 2007, 1:22 AM by (staff)
Sprint is seeking additional funding to build out its WiMax high-speed data network. The carrier has contacted WiMax operator Clearwire about creating a partnership or Joint Venture that would include Clearwire's network and Sprint's WiMax assets. Sprint has also approached its cable partners for additional cash to build out its new high-speed network. Sprint has already committed $3 billion to building out its WiMax network and expects to launch in selected cities this year.
Sprint Can Commence WiMax Shutdown
A Massachusetts court has given Sprint permission to turn off its WiMax network in stages over the next two months. Sprint will turn WiMax off in 16 cities, including New York, today, with 39 more to follow on February 29, and the remaining 25 cities on March 31.
Sprint to Kill Off WiMax Once and for All On Nov. 6, 2015
Sprint today confirmed it will permanently shutter its WiMax network on or around November 6, 2015. The company had previously said it would operate the failed 4G network until "the end of 2015." Sprint said it has identified 6,000 "redundant sites that we expect to decommission and terminate the underlying leases," as part of the process, which will save the company some money.
Sprint's WiMax Shutdown May Halt Service for Charities
Sprint plans to deactivate its WiMax network on Nov. 6, but some charities say the change will eliminate internet service for some 300,000 Americans altogether.
Nonprofits Convince Judge to Delay Sprint's WiMAX Shutdown
Mobile Citizens, a not-for-profit organization that provides free and low-cost internet service to schools, has won an injunction preventing Sprint from shutting down its WiMax network. Sprint had planned to cease operating WiMax on Nov.
Sprint to Sell Certain Network Assets for $2.2 Billion
Sprint has agreed to sell select network assets to a company called Network LeaseCo and then lease back those assets for an unspecified sum. The move is meant to boost Sprint's cash position and will eventually add $2.2 billion to the company's coffers.
Jumping Jesus On A Pogo Stick
Sprint PCS is becoming the Delorean of the cell phone world!!!
You shouldn't burst his bubble like that.
Why is this so hard to understand?
Didn't I just read...