Sprint Sticks To XOHM Launch Plan, Narrows Dates
Sprint today confirmed that its WiMax plans are proceeding as scheduled. Sprint employees are currently testing networks in Baltimore, Chicago, and Washington, however they have extended their test radius to suburban areas. In a few months, Sprint will allow vendors and selected "friendly" users to test devices on the network. Sprint expects to commercially launch to the network in those three cities mid-second quarter - late April or May. At launch Sprint will offer card-based modems and laptops with WiMax built in, but other manufacturers like Nokia will offer XOHM capable devices separately. Sprint will then roll out service in additional cities much slower than past network upgrades.
Sprint to Launch LG G4 On June 5
Sprint today announced launch details regarding the LG G4 smartphone, which will be available in stores and online beginning June 5. Sprint is offering a wide range of purchasing options for the phone.
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.
Sprint Targeting 2019 Launch for 5G On Its 2.5 GHz Spectrum
Sprint today said it is working with Qualcomm and SoftBank to develop 5G technologies, including the 3GPP New Radio (NR) standard, for Sprint's 2.5 GHz spectrum (Band 41). Sprint's 2.5 GHz airwaves offer a massive footprint around the country, making it ideal for providing coverage.
what exactly do we mean by other devices?????
QChat and WiMax are the future for Sprint.