Sprint Gives WiMax Customers - And Itself - An Out
just called sprint
first they were unaware of this... until i referred them to T&C... they told me
-people will be notified in stages
-there will be a select phone either chosen or sent to you (more then likely a ZTE or other chinese phone)
-you wont be able to get it done at the sprint store without upgrading and paying for a phone
- your address must be in a Wimax market but i think they were reading too much into things... (example, my billing is shentel but im located in S. FL)
These changes won't go into effect for a while since we are support WiMax for a couple more years.
A free LTE phone is pretty good, regar...
What a mess this company is
The article said they no longer sell new wiimax equipment
It's Softbank and Dish fight
That's why Sprint/Softbank back out WiMax due to the facts that most Clear customers are Sprint WiMax customers.
To me, 2.6GHz band Clear holds is junk, I am 0.3 mi away and can see this tower by the windows on 2nd floor, the low penetration and noise is so high till I installed a outdoor antenna to make it 4G speed. Same to 1900 band LTE sucks, Softbank need to get money for better airwave to run whatever better 4G technology.
Just drop Clear, it's big chuck of junkie airwaves who ever holds it, get more complains only. Good decision!
Get some good airwaves instead wasting money with old WiMax infrastructures. Sprint will need to buy new LTE stuff anyway, with or without Clear.
Do us al...
Be a great Soap Opera