Los Angeles gets WiMAX from Clearwire and Sprint; SF launch on Dec. 28

Just in time for the Monday-after-Thanksgiving shopping spree, Clearwire and Sprint are officially launching their WiMAX wireless broadband services in the Los Angeles area on Monday, Nov. 29, a couple days earlier than previously promised. The companies are also making services available in several other major markets, including Miami and Cleveland, while also confirming that WiMAX services […]

Clearwire launches 4G service in Sacramento

The official word from WiMAX partners Clearwire and Sprint is that their 4G services went “live” in the Central Valley nexus of Sacramento today, but the real news is that right here in River City, aka Sidecut’s home town of San Mateo, our loaner 4G modem saw the WiMAX network… but ultimately couldn’t connect. The WiMAX […]

Clearwire in deep financial trouble, may not survive

Clearwire announced yesterday that it may run out of money in mid-2011 and may not be able to continue as a “going concern”. This is an analysis of  Clearwire’s challenges as it struggles to survive. It really is the best of times and worst of times for nascent national WiMAX provider Clearwire — even as […]

Tampa, Trenton, Hartford get Clearwire WiMAX service

We already told you that Clearwire would be launching its WiMAX services in New York on Nov. 1, but according to press releases on the Clearwire site the company will also be lighting up markets in three other states Monday, including Tampa, Fla., New Haven and Hartford, Conn., and Trenton, N.J. According to the Clearwire press releases that’s […]

Clearwire WiMAX: NYC on Nov. 1, LA Dec. 1, SF by Dec. 31

Followers of all things 4G recently have seen, experienced or heard tell of WiMAX services showing up in the promised “big three” cities of New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco — and now the release dates are official, with the Clearwire press release crossing the wires early Monday announcing that both Clearwire and Sprint will be offering 4G […]