Clearwire WiMAX venture to target enterprises

With all the headline basics of the New Clearwire Deal fully digested, I took the time Thursday night to listen to the entire conference call from Wednesday morning, and came up with a bunch of interesting tidbits. A big one was CEO Ben Wolff’s declaration that the new Clearwire will not just go after consumers […]

Google and cable companies get into WiMAX: what’s in it for them?

Paul Kapustka, wireless industry analyst and publisher of Sidecut Reports (also former VP of online content at Pulvermedia), thinks that the cable companies’ investment in Clearwire is a very smart move. In his most recent analyst report, Xohm Or Go Home: Why 2008 Is WiMax’s Breakout Year in the U.S. — Or Else!, he says: […]

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 […]

Will Intel help Sprint/Clearwire go national with WiMax?

That national WiMax network that Sprint/Clearwire was planning to deploy may yet crawl from the dustbin of good ideas. InformationWeek reports that Intel has entered the picture as a potential investor and that a deal to resurrect the network may be announced soon. Writer Eric Zeman cites “sources” as saying that Sprint and Clearwire “are set […]

Sprint and Clearwire join to build WiMAX network, kill competition

Sprint and Clearwire announced that they will join together to build a nationwide WiMAX network in the US. Sprint and Clearwire were competitors, until now. The loser: the US consumer.Sprint and Clearwire announced that they will join together to build a nationwide WiMAX network in the US. Sprint and Clearwire bid for WiMAX licenses but […]