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.
AT&T Says More Local Channels Coming to DirecTV Now
AT&T today said more major broadcasters around the country are supporting DirecTV Now, it's mobile- and internet-based television service. According to AT&T, ABC is available in 30 new markets, NBC is available in 4 new markets, and FOX has expanded to one new market.
Xfinity Says It's Now Available In All Comcast Markets
Xfinity, Comcast's wireless service, today said it has expanded its availability to every market in which Comcast has a presence. The low-cost service launched in April, but was limited to just a small selection of markets.
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