Sprint Says LTE Decision Coming in 4-6 Months
Speaking at the Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona, Sprint executives said that it will evaluate how its customers migrate from CDMA to WiMax over the next four to six months. It will then analyze that data and decide whether or not to stay with WiMax or switch to Long Term Evolution. It will also take into consideration how best to use its spectrum assets for 4G services.
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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.
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.
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.
Translation: We are switching to LTE
Please go LTE
I think they should have jumped on LTE much sooner. Now, they'll have to transition current 4G customers over to a new standard, wh...
Might be bad news for Clear!
If they are stopping selling their service on their own and Sprint drops them, their future doesn't look too good!
Clear would be Sprint's LTE provider.
Clear is already preparing to be...
Aha, I knew it
Long live Sprint!