Court Delays Sprint WiMax Shutdown

Sprint will have to keep its WiMax network running in parts of Massachusetts for at least 90 days now that the state has granted a preliminary injunction against the carrier. The move was made in response to a lawsuit filed by Mobile Beacon and Mobile...Learn More

Sprint WiMax Shutdown is One Element of Complex Network Transition

Sprint’s plan to shut down its WiMax network by the end of 2015 which came to light in a new financial filing, is a reminder of the complex network transition the company is undergoing and will continue to undergo. The carrier has what many consider...Learn More

Karma Pay-as-You-Go MiFi Service to Use Sprint LTE

A pay-as-you-go mobile data service from startup company Karma should be stronger beginning in mid-2014. According to an announcement made this morning, that’s when the company plans to begin offering service based on LTE from Sprint. Previously the company’s offering was based on Clearwire’s WiMax...Learn More

FreedomPop Takes Free Wireless Broadband to the Home

FreedomPop, who launched a “free” wireless broadband service late last year, has now turned their attention to the home. They will now offer a “free” home broadband service provided customers are willing to buy a home wireless gateway for $89. The service isn’t available everywhere,...Learn More

FreedomPop Adds Sharing to Free 4G Offering

FreedomPop is losing no time in expanding the free 4G wireless data offering  it soft launched back in October, announcing today that it will allow users to share their monthly data allotments with one another. In a pre-briefing with Telecompetitor yesterday, FreedomPop Chief Operations Officer...Learn More

Free Internet Provider FreedomPop Offers Deposit Refund on Hotspot

FreedomPop’s free broadband wireless offering is mutating from an “open Beta” to an official launch. Anyone living in the Clearwire WiMax serving area has been able to sign up for FreedomPop service since October but in a press release issued today FreedomPop touts its “disruptive...Learn More

How FreedomPop Will Monetize its New Free Mobile Broadband Service

FreedomPop, a startup company that includes Skype founder Niklas Zennstom among its backers, today launched what the company is calling a “public Beta” of the free mobile broadband offering the company first talked about nearly a year ago. A FreedomPop spokesperson said in an email...Learn More

Virgin Mobile Launches $35 4G Prepaid Service

WARREN, N.J. (BUSINESS WIRE), May 08, 2012 – Virgin Mobile USA continues to demonstrate how it’s answering to A Higher Calling with the speed of 4G, by offering customers who prefer a no-contract option the fully loaded HTC EVO™ V 4G on Virgin Mobile Beyond...Learn More

Elevate Signs 4G MVNO Deal with Sprint

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Elevate, Inc. (ELEV.OB) has expanded its existing MVNO agreement with Sprint to include access to Sprint’s 4G (WiMAX) wireless network. Elevate signed a 3G MVNO agreement in December 2011, enabling it to provide wireless over the Sprint...Learn More

NetZero Takes Free Internet to Mobile Broadband

NetZero built its business as a free alternative to AOL and other dial-up Internet services. They are now extending that model by offering a free mobile broadband offer, NetZero 4G Mobile Broadband. The service is powered through Clearwire’s legacy 4G WiMAX service. NetZero will offer...Learn More

Cal-Ore Moves to 3.65 GHz WiMAX

Mountain View, February 15, 2012 – PureWave Networks announced today that it has been selected by Cal-Ore Communications, Inc. as the company’s supplier of Mobile WiMAX (802.16e) infrastructure. With 16 base stations already deployed the rapidly growing network currently covers approximately 200 square miles and...Learn More

FreedomPop Takes Free Mobile Broadband Strategy to Clearwire

FreedomPop, the company planning to provide free mobile broadband, said yesterday that it will use the Clearwire network to support its offering. Originally FreedomPop planned to use the LightSquared network, but that no longer appears to be an option, now that the FCC has said...Learn More

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