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Clearwire CEO promises WiMAX handsets by Christmas 2010

Clearwire launched retail services for its mobile WiMAX play in a handful of new markets, and CEO Bill Morrow reiterated hopes that the company might expand its roster of wholesale partners.

Sprint drops Qualcomm's QChat

Sprint Nextel said it will no longer offer new devices running Qualcomm's QChat technology, and will instead refocus on push-to-talk phones operating on its iDEN network. Sprint spokesman Scott Sloat

Jarich: Why I don't have a femtocell

I spent part of last week in San Diego at Avren's Femtocell Americas conference. It wasn't difficult to convince me to hang out at the Hotel Del Coronado for a few days and--as anyone who follows me

Palm on the hunt for users' missing webOS backups

Palm and Sprint Nextel are embroiled in a cloud computing glitch that is causing major problems for users who are trying to move their backed-up content from one webOS-based device to another. The

Sprint completes Virgin Mobile acquisition

Sprint Nextel said it completed its $483 million deal to acquire Virgin Mobile USA, a move that will double its bet on prepaid wireless--one of the few growth engines this year in the wireless

It's Verizon vs. Sprint over 'most dependable' network claim

A national advertising group has recommended Sprint pull its "most dependable 3G network" advertising following a complaint on the topic by Verizon Wireless. The squabble comes on the heels of a

Giving the gift of wireless: a look at holiday handsets for 2009

The official start of the holiday shopping season begins Friday, and all of the major U.S. carriers are rolling out their shiny new wares. Indeed, Verizon Wireless today rounded out its lineup with

Moody's cuts Sprint's credit rating

Moody's Investors Service reduced Sprint Nextel's credit rating on Friday, a further marker of concerns about the company's ability to turn around its struggling postpaid business. The action came a

DT reportedly searching for US partners

Deutsche Telekom is reportedly looking for partners for T-Mobile USA, according to the German newspaper Handelsblatt. The report named AT&T, Clearwire and MetroPCS as possible partners, as well

Zyxel announces MiFi competitor

Taiwan-based Zyxel Communications has introduced a competitor to Novatel's MiFi device, a move that is expected to be replicated by a number of Novatel's competitors. The pocket-sized mobile wireless