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Ciena rolls out new Ethernet access gear, capabilities

Optical and converged Ethernet vendor Ciena has announced new products and capabilities related to the company's acquisition of World Wide Packets earlier this year. The CN 3920 Service Delivery

Xohm's pricing plans increase chance of service's success

Sprint's WiMAX network has officially gone commercial in Baltimore with some interesting pricing plans that look to attack a number of segments--DSL/cable access, existing mobile broadband services

Sprint looking for bidders for Nextel unit

Sprint Nextel is looking for bidders for its Nextel unit, and may have found a few suitors already, people close to the negotiations said, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. According

Samsung replaces NSN in Xohm Dallas launch

Sprint's Xohm WiMAX network launched this week in Baltimore, but the lesser-known Xohm-related story out of WiMAX World in Chicago is that Samsung has replaced Nokia Siemens Networks as the vendor

What applications will drive WiMAX adoption?

At WiMAX World 2008 in Chicago this week, I heard a lot of WiMAX leaders talk about how advanced applications will not only drive WiMAX adoption but also set the course for next-generation WiMAX

The latest on Xohm: Usage limits and a new vendor

Sprint Nextel's launch of the Xohm WiMAX service this week has come under unanticipated controversy for an "acceptable use" policy, written into its Xohm subscriber agreements, which gives the

Sprint's Xohm is ready to unwire Baltimore

Baltimore, a city that served as the gritty locale for HBO's underrated drama, "The Wire," is the first market to go live with Sprint Nextel's Xohm WiMAX broadband wireless service which, if it

FCC wants to wrap up its Sprint-Clearwire review

FCC Chairman Kevin Martin Thursday said the agency's review of the Sprint Nextel and Clearwire joint venture is one of the top-priority items it has to deal with during the remaining months of the

FCC to review wireless mergers by year-end

FCC Chairman Kevin Martin said yesterday that the agency will try to finish its review of Verizon's pending acquisition of Alltel as well as Sprint Nextel's joint venture with Clearwire by year-end.

Sprint sells towers to TowerCo then signs lease deal

Concluding that it's a better idea to lease than own, Sprint Nextel has finalized the sale of about 3,080 towers to TowerCo for an estimated $670 million in cash. The sale may be final, but the