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 […]

Coming Soon, To A City Near You

Mobile WiMAX. The name alone inspires visions of grandeur ‚Äö?Ñ?¨ mobility combined with wireless to the max. Despite the promise in the name, however, the reality is that mobile WiMAX hasn’t shown that it’s quite ready for widespread use. At least not yet. Slowly But Surely, The Rollout of Mobile WiMAX Begins By Jim Geier […]

ICOP Digital, Sprint introduce real-time solution for first responders

The solution enables streaming video and audio among a wide range of devices, including smartphones, laptops and other web-enabled computing devices in emergency response vehicles.ICOP Digital, Inc. and Sprint have partnered to deliver an integrated surveillance and communications solution for first resonse teams. The solution, developed by ICPO, enables streaming video and audio among a […]

Sprint Nextel moving WiMAX indoors

A problem with installing Wi-Fi mesh and WiMAX systems outdoors on light poles, traffic lights, and building rooftops, is that they don’t penetrate signals inside buildings very well. This is also true about traditional cell phone systems. As a result, indoor wireless users must generally install indoor customer premise equipment (CPE) to provide reliable signal […]

High Definition TV over WiMAX

Momentum is starting to build regarding the delivery of TV over wireless networks. The general market is already becoming aware of mobile TV. For example, in my hometown, I see regular advertisements from my cable company for subscribing to a service where TV programs can be viewed on a Sprint mobile phone.Momentum is starting to […]