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Comcast Agrees to Resell Clearwire Wimax Service

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Mar 16, 2009, 12:36 PM   by Eric M. Zeman   @phonescooper
updated Mar 16, 2009, 1:59 PM

Comcast has indicated that it will resell Wimax from Clearwire, likely as part of a quad-play bundle, in some markets. Comcast will buy Wimax at wholesale and then offer it along with television, fixed broadband Internet, and telephone services. Comcast invested $1 billion in Clearwire. Comcast did not indicate when it will begin selling the Wimax, nor in what markets or at what price.

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Mar 16, 2009, 3:19 PM

This is not bad.

Comcast must see a good amount of inquiries and interest in WiMax to reinvest. We WiMax advocates should hope for a good return.
Well I didn't know that Wimax was originally developed as a upgrade to broadband WIFI. I guess it worked so well for wireless carriers that they molded it into the "4G" that its being used for now. I also didn't know that there's about 69 million user...

Mar 16, 2009, 4:06 PM

This is great news!

Remember when we heard about this on phonescoop like a few min ago? Well it's great!

Mar 16, 2009, 12:53 PM

wait, what?

Clearwire has indicated that it will resell Wimax from Clearwire

Typo, I assume. Replace the first Clearwire with Comcast
drantin said:


It basically means that Comcast is going to buy an amount of clearwire's WiMax services, then resell to their own subscribers under the Comcast name.
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