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Sprint Will Test WiMax In Chicago, DC

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Invest now imo... before it's too late


Oct 14, 2006, 1:48 AM
This is going to be huge...

Oct 14, 2006, 12:42 PM
Yes, I agree. A company spending vast amounts of money on a technology that is going to give little return on investment (at least until the US consumer actually cares enough about data speeds that high).

I'll uh...snatch that opportunity as soon as I can. 🤨

Oct 14, 2006, 7:10 PM
honestly wimax is supposed to be cheap to deploy compared to other techs. I just recently got a second job at best buy geek squad and I've had 8 people in the week that I've been there come in with Verizon air cards I'd say there's a shift that is starting to make these investments worth it

Oct 17, 2006, 7:09 PM
gburke1 said:
This is going to be huge...

A huge fiasco or maybe just substantial BS.

Sprint choose a mobile technology that does not work. Now why would they do that?

1) Sprint executives need something to distract from their miserable performance overall and the horror the nextel merger has become.

2) WiMAX powerpoints say wimax will one day support TDD and FDD and OFDM mobility. They are the only ones doing that.

3) Sprint has a FCC imposed timetable. they must deploy a little of something in that spectrum

So what will happen?

Sprint will test wimax. It will suck. Sprint will test it more. It will still suck. Sprint will run to the FCC and say "please please give us more time, the tech...

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