Are Cisco and Alcaltel-Lucent getting behind Clearwire WiMAX?

Is networking hardware giant Cisco ready to throw its hat a bit deeper into the U.S. WiMax market ring? Looks that way from the press conference invite that just landed in our in-box, inviting us to a webcast on Monday, June 9, that will discuss “a new initiative by industry leaders in mobility to stimulate […]

Guest commentary: Educational Broad Spectrum – Robbery or Justifiable Monopoly?

There has been much talk about the Sprint/Clearwire WiMAX joint venture and the many players involved. Significant speculation and cheerleading for the seven telecommunications partners as to their ability to expand the WiMAX service across the United States have shown up in nearly every national news line or blog. I, for one, have been following […]

Five things you didn’t know about the Clearwire WiMax deal

There was no shortage of headlines after the historic May 7 announcement of the joint venture and $3.2 billion in funding that formed the “new” Clearwire, and its plans for a nationwide WiMax network. But in the course of putting together our comprehensive research report on the topic, we uncovered several interesting factors you may […]

Google’s Schmidt: Clearwire investment good for business, policy

In our previous analysis of Google’s participation in the Clearwire funding deal, we surmised it made sense both from a business standpoint as well as a public policy standpoint. In the first public comments about Clearwire we’ve seen from him since the deal was announced on May 7, Google CEO Eric Schmidt tells the German […]

Clearwire adds 48,000 subscribers in Q1

The “old” Clearwire announced first-quarter financials Monday, and seemed to get a good jump on its 2008 plans with a net gain of 48,000 new subscribers for the company’s WiMax services. Back in January Clearwire had given guidance of expecting to add between 110,000 to 130,000 new subscribers over the entire year, so to get […]