Clearwire WiMAX network gets billions from cable, Google, Intel

Om Malik reports that the joint venture between Sprint and Clearwire will be getting billions in investment from Google, Intel, Comcast, TimeWarnerCable and Bright House Networks. The new company will be called Clearwire and will offer voice and broadband service. How open will this network be? That’s what everyone wants to know.

Read more on GigaOm and the Wall Street Journal.


  1. Has anyone been tracking the south Florida WiMax giant Sling Broadband?
    These guys are putting up footprint everywhere and already seem to have over 800 miles of coverage! What’s the scoop? Will they be a contendor against Clearwire or Sprint?

    Laz Sanchez
    Alarius Networks LLC