First Sprint Xohm WiMax Device Unveiled
Today OQO announced a new version of its model 02 ultra mobile personal computer that is compatible with Sprint's forthcoming Xohm WiMax network. This model 02 runs the full version of Windows Vista and has an embedded 802.16e WiMax module for mobile broadband access. This is the first known device that will work with Sprint's WiMax service, but OQO would not say when the WiMax version of the model 02 will be available. Sprint has only launched limited trials of its WiMax network, and is expecting to launch its first two formal trial cities this later quarter.
Sprint Taking Preorders for the Essential PH-1
Sprint today began accepting preorders for the Essential PH-1 smartphone. Sprint is offering the phone at a significant savings through its lease program when compared to buying the phone outright directly from Essential.
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'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.
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