Clear Makes Good on WiMax Launches One Month Late
Today Clear officially launched its WiMax mobile Internet services in the markets of Millidgeville, Ga., Salem, Ore., and eight markets throughout Texas, including: Abilene, Amarillo, Corpus Christi, Lubbock, Midland/Odessa, Killeen/Temple, Waco and Wichita Falls. Clear had initially said the eight Texas markets would launch by September 1. Clearwire is offering laptop dongles and wireless internet plans on those markets starting at $10 for one day of access, $25 for home internet service and $35 per month for mobile data plans.
Google's Fiber Phone Bridges Home and Mobile Service
Google today announced the Fiber Phone, a home-phone service for its Google Fiber internet customers. The service includes unlimited nationwide calling, caller ID, voicemail, privacy controls, spam filtering, and do-not-disturb tools.
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 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.
AT&T Fills In LTE Coverage Gaps
AT&T today said its LTE 4G network is now live in a handful of new markets, including Alpena, Mich.; Worthington, Minn.; Klamath Falls, La Grande, and Roseburg, Ore.; Altoona, Pa.; and Alice, Bay City, and El Campo, Texas. AT&T's LTE network reaches 280 million POPs and should cover 97% of all Americans by the end of the year.
AT&T Looking to Score Plateau Wireless Spectrum
AT&T and Plateau Wireless have filed paperwork with the Federal Communications Commission seeking permission to transfer certain spectrum licenses held by Plateau to AT&T. AT&T hopes to gain 700MHz, 850MHz, and AWS spectrum covering select markets in New Mexico and Texas.
That's my next payday. I'm just sick of waiting, and waiting for REAL broadband speeds from ATT. Plus Clear is unlimited, where as the big 4 have evil data limits. I can actually USE the internet with C...
I've been researching Clear. . .
Month 2 month option:
USB modem: $60
Service: $20/mo 1st 6mo.'s
Total: $115 + tax.
I just spoke with both Clear's customer support, and tech support, and ask all sorts of questions. I even asked where the closest towers are to where I live & work, and there are towers a third of a mile from both places. My work is right in between TWO towers. So YEAH, YEAH, I'm all set. Now all I need is for my next payday (10/15) to get here!!! So they advertise speeds of 3-6mbps, with burst of up to 10mbps. I'm hoping that because I'm so close to a tower that my speeds will be closer to 6-8mbp...
I can't wait