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Clearwire's losses nearly double, but do the numbers matter?

Clearwire posted a first quarter loss that was nearly double its year-ago loss because of increasing network buildout costs. The $176.4 million loss is close to twice last year's $92.6 million

ALSO NOTED: Ericsson to spend $25M on R&D; iPass partners with Aircell for in-flight WiFi; and much more...

> Ericsson announced it would increase investments in research and development and spend some $25 billion during the next five years on new technologies and software.

QUICKLINKS: Forecast: 550M GPS handsets to ship in 2012; Sprint expands partnership with Google;

> Forecast: 550M GPS handsets to ship in 2012. > Sprint expands partnership with

iPCS sues Sprint Nextel over Clearwire deal

Sprint Nextel's largest independent affiliate, iPCS announced that three of its subsidiaries are suing Sprint Nextel over its recent deal with Clearwire.

On the Hot Seat with SouthernLinc Wireless CEO Bob Dawson

In this era of consolidation, the number of successful small regional operators is dwindling. SouthernLinc Wireless has always had a unique proposition. The regional operator, which is a subsidiary

Sprint loses 1.09 million subscribers

During its first quarter earnings call this morning, Sprint Nextel did not disclose any more details on its Clearwire pact or discuss recent rumors that claimed Deutche Telekom may buy it. However,

Cablevision's answer to WiMAX: WiFi

Countering the Sprint-Clearwire announcement deal that involves cable operators Time Warner, Comcast and Brighthouse Networks, Cablevision announced plans to spend more than $300 million to roll out

DT chief fuels Sprint acquisition rumors

Will Deutsche Telekom make a move

FEATURE: Sound off- Industry players discuss the Sprint/Clearwire WiMAX deal

On May 7 Sprint and Clearwire announced plans to combine their WiMax businesses and create a new company (called Clearwire) with a $3.2 billion investment from Intel, Google, Comcast, Time Warner

Andrew Seybold: Kindle, Chumby and Gobi

The Kindle is an electronic book from Amazon that receives purchased books via Sprint's EV-DO network. You don't need a Sprint account; when you purchase a book for $9.95 and turn on Kindle's