Sprint Committed to WiMax Through 2012
Sprint today said that it will continue to sell WiMax devices through 2012 even though it is transitioning aggressively to LTE 4G on its 1900MHz PCS spectrum. Sprint has yet to say how long it will offer WiMax-based services through its partnership with Clearwire.
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.
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'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.
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.
So does that mean we won't be able to use unlocked Verizon and AT&T devices with Sprint?
Are you speaking of unlocked LTE devices? If so, all three carriers will utilize different LTE band class...
No Surprise There
I'd say 2015 at the earliest.