Sprint Talking WiMax With Clearwire Again
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Give it up already
Why would Google want a part of that?
And why would Best Buy be interested either? Did Best Buy recently mention changing from a retailer to a service provider? I'm so confused on where any of this makes sense to the people of Sprint.
What they need to do is build some more freaking towers, that way they can at least KEEP the customers they do have. God knows a few more years at the loses they have seen and they will have a lower customer base ...
I mean, Sprint is very obviously going under, why would Google want to spend their ridiculous amounts of money on that, when they could (and are planning to) just buy the whole freaking 700Mhz spectrum? I mean, they co
Carriers with less solid data networks...
I hear Axl & Slash are talking again . . .
Good to hear
and sprint can pass those savings...