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Sprint Committed to WiMax Through 2012

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Oct 7, 2011, 9:03 AM   by Eric M. Zeman   @phonescooper

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.

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GettingSleepy

Oct 7, 2011, 3:05 PM

1900mhz?

So does that mean we won't be able to use unlocked Verizon and AT&T devices with Sprint?
GettingSleepy said:
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...
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crood

Oct 7, 2011, 9:20 AM

No Surprise There

What would one expect them to do? It's their only option at the moment. They'll have to continue supporting it through 2013 as well since they're still selling WiMax phones.

I'd say 2015 at the earliest.
 
 
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