Apparently, Clearwire is having success in acquiring subscribers from other broadband service providers. Clearwire counted 258,000 subscribers at the end of the first quarter 2007, having gained 52,000 during the quarter. Ben Wolf, Clearwire’s CEO revealed these numbers at the recent Morgan Stanley Annual Communications Conference held last week. Clearwire is also moving into VoIP. According to Wolf, they have launched VoIP services in 13 markets, and plan to deploy across 38 markets in 12 states by the end of the year. Clearwire is predicting 25% penetration for VoIP among their subscriber base.
Read more about Clearwire’s report at the IP Media Monitor site (subscription req.).
Also, get more details about Clearwire’s performance from their 2007 1Q results press release.