Comcast High-Speed 2go Paves Way for WiMAX in Boston
May 4, 2010, 8:48 AM by Philip Berne
Comcast today rolled out its High-Speed 2go 3G wireless service in Boston. High-Speed 2go uses Sprint's EV-DO network for data, and Comcast is offering the wireless service as a package with its various cable television and VoIP calling options. With today's announcement, Comcast also says that it will launch a 4G High-Speed 2go product using Clearwire's WiMAX network in Boston later this. Comcast is one of a number of companies with a partial stake in Clearwire.
Comcast Details Mobile Phone Service as Xfinity Mobile
Comcast today revealed details of its forthcoming Xfinity Mobile phone service. The company will use Verizon's 4G LTE network for the service, using an existing MVNO agreement.
Charter Joins Comcast with Plans to Launch Wireless
Charter Communications followed Comcast's lead this week and also disclosed plans to offer wireless service in the future. Charter's offering will mirror that of Comcast's.
Comcast to Launch Mobile Phone Service Mid-Year
Comcast intends to sell wireless service alongside its internet, TV, and home phone offerings later this year. Comcast has not built its own wireless network; rather, it is making good on a reseller agreement it signed with Verizon Wireless back in 2012.
Deutsche Telekom Shopping T-Mobile to Comcast
Deutsche Telekom is discussing with Comcast the possibility of the cable firm buying T-Mobile US. Deutsche Telekom is talking to several other companies, including Dish Networks, but Comcast is seen as the primary contender thanks to its stronger finances.
Comcast Targeting Mid-2017 for Wireless Network Launch
Comcast CEO Brian Roberts today said the company plans to offer wireless service as soon as the middle of 2017. The service will rely on some 15 million WiFi hotspots Comcast has located around the country, as well as cellular access via Verizon Wireless.
Wow, both WiMAX !!AND!! LTE in Boston by the end of the yr!!!
Comcast is the devil!!!!