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2008 Year in Review: The new Clearwire

The news: The rumors began intensifying in February that Intel would be investing $2 billion in the combination between Sprint's WiMAX business, Xohm, and Clearwire. The move would give WiMAX some

Carriers plot air traffic control for Inauguration Day

With a record influx of citizens expected to flood the streets of Washington, D.C., to celebrate Barack Obama's "Yes, we can" message on Inauguration Day 2009, mobile phone users might get a

2008 Year in Review: Verizon Wireless acquires Alltel for $28.1 billion

The news: On June 5, Verizon announced that it would acquire Alltel for $28.1 billion. The deal sent ripples through the wireless world because it meant Verizon would pass AT&T Mobility as the

2008 Year in Review: Sprint, Clearwire finally tie the knot; WiMAX loses darling designation

After trying to get a deal done since early 2007, Sprint and Clearwire finally hammered out an agreement in mid-2008, this one calling for Sprint's WiMAX business to combine with Clearwire with the

Samsung launching Android phones in Q2 2009

Samsung will release its first phone based on Google's Android operating system in North America in the second quarter of 2009 for both Sprint Nextel and T-Mobile USA. Samsung is said to have 80

Level 3 tops global IP traffic this year

Renesys released data this week indicating that Level 3 has surpassed Sprint to be the top global service provider in terms of IP space transited. Renesys analyzed business relationships and routing

Adaptix sues Sprint, Clearwire for patent infringement

Dallas-based Adaptix has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas claiming that Clearwire Corp. and Sprint Nextel infringed upon several of the company's patents

Sprint launches dual-mode WiMAX/EVDO laptop card

Looking to solve the WiMAX island conundrum, Sprint Nextel is making good on its promise to launch CDMA/WiMAX devices. It's first device, a dual-mode laptop card developed by Franklin Wireless, will

Sprint opens up location services platform

Sprint announced partnerships with location solutions providers WaveMarket and uLocate Communicates in an effort to assist developers creating new location-based services for the operator's

Sprint launches 3G/4G dual-mode modem

Sprint Nextel launched a 3G/4G dual-mode modem that will be able to seamlessly switch between mobile WiMAX service and Sprint's 3G CDMA wireless service. The device, which will be available in retail