Sprint and Clearwire Detail Remaining 2009 WiMax Roll-Outs
Today Sprint and its WiMax partner Clearwire announced where and when it will complete is 2009 WiMax roll-out. Sprint, Clearwire and Comcast will each launch WiMax service in Philadelphia in the "next few weeks." Chicago will follow some time in November, and the Seattle and Tacoma, Wash., markets will go live in early December. Clearwire and Sprint will also launch 4G service in Charlotte, Greensboro and Raleigh, N.C.; and Austin, Dallas/Fort Worth and San Antonio, Texas, in November. Honolulu and Maui, Hawaii, will follow in December. Sprint and Clearwire have yet to make clear which markets will be targeted in 2010.
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.
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.
YouTube TV Expands to More Markets
YouTube TV will soon be available to millions more people around the U.S. thanks to a significant expansion of the service.
Sprint Expands Personal Concierge Service to More Cities
Sprint today said its Direct 2 You home delivery and setup service is now available to all customers in Kansas City, Chicago, and Miami. Sprint initially launched the service in those markets in April, but it was limited to existing customers.
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