Clearwire Launching WiMax in Seattle, Hawaii Today
Today Clearwire will add the greater Seattle metropolitan area to its WiMax footprint, which now covers just over 30 million people across the U.S. The Seattle coverage area reaches from from Tacoma to Bellingham and from the Puget Sound to Issaquah, blanketing some 2,000 square miles in the region. WiMax services will be sold by both Clearwire and Sprint. Clearwire and Sprint also launched WiMax service in Honolulu and Maui, Hawaii. According to Clearwire, it now covers 27 major U.S. cities. Last Clearwire expanded is brick-and-mortal retail presence across many of the markets it already serves.
T-Mobile Talks Up Coverage Improvements, iPhone Deals
T-Mobile said it has doubled the number of square miles covered by its LTE network over the last year, according to a blog post written by CEO John Legere. T-Mobile is on track to blanket another 600,000 square miles of area with LTE by the end of the year.
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.
Sprint to Kill Off WiMax Once and for All On Nov. 6, 2015
Sprint today confirmed it will permanently shutter its WiMax network on or around November 6, 2015. The company had previously said it would operate the failed 4G network until "the end of 2015." Sprint said it has identified 6,000 "redundant sites that we expect to decommission and terminate the underlying leases," as part of the process, which will save the company some money.
Can someone look up Houston's date
Just thought I'd start a running list of the 4G markets, for quick reference and to consolidate both the Clearwire and Sprint 4G announcements.
(* indicates this city is live on either Clear, Sprint 4G or both)
wimax coming to boston and LA and NYC on commercial!!
also from what i noticed...
if you look at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qDQWN...eature =related and pause at 1:32 youll see the map of thier entire spectrum holding. im so freaking excited for this
buildout is as fast as thier network