The rumors abound and several blogs are now confident in their prediction of an October 8, 2008 launch for . The long anticipated service from will go live with a ceremony at Bond Street Wharf Park in Baltimore with Sprint CEO Dan Hesse, XOHM president Barry West, and Intel EVP Sean Maloney in attendance, according to . The XOHM launch, like many high profile new technology launches, has seen its fair share of delays. The last reported delay culprit was backhaul capacity challenges. Xohm, will offer a broadband wireless service of 2 – 4 Mbps download and 1 -2 Mbps upload speeds, and will initially have . Several markets will follow Baltimore, including Washington D.C., Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, and Dallas. Let the WiMAX competitive implications officially begin.

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