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Google Fiber signs tentative agreement with Portland, Ore., but local issues will determine outcome

Google Fiber has taken another step forward in its proposed move to bring its 1 Gbps service to Portland, Ore., by crafting a tentative franchise agreement with the city, reports The Oregonian. This is one of the first major cities where it has signed such an agreement. 

Strategy Analytics: Comcast's WiMAX offering in position to pressure AT&T, Verizon

Strategy Analytics says Comcast's new High-Speed 2go service--set to launch in Portland, Ore.--that bundles Clearwire's WiMAX service with its own broadband services, will put pressure on AT&T

Comcast launches WiMAX offering in Portland

One of Clearwire's cable partners, Comcast, launched its first WiMAX offering in Portland, Ore., where Clearwire rolled out service earlier this year. Comcast, serving as an MVNO on Clearwire's

Clearwire rolls out another market in quiet mode

Clearwire is quietly rolling out another WiMAX market. This time residents in Las Vegas can go to the company's web site and purchase Clearwire services. Last month, the operator did a soft-launch

Clearwire getting more aggressive in Portland

Clearwire is getting more aggressive in its Portland, Ore., market, adding new pricing plans that include an unlimited home plan and a mobile package for $55 a month. Clearwire chief strategy officer

Clearwire quietly offers WiMAX in Atlanta

Clearwire's coverage maps on its website indicates that mobile WiMAX service is now available to most of the Atlanta metro area. Clearwire is not actively marketing the service, but WiMAX.com

Clearwire testing VoIP phones

Clearwire has begun a trial of voice-over-IP phones in Portland, Ore., and is looking to introduce mobile voice service next year, according to a report in Multichannel News. "The plan this year is

Comcast to bundle WiMAX in Portland

Cable provider Comcast, which owns a stake in WiMAX operator Clearwire, revealed it plans to resell Clearwire's WiMAX service in Portland, Ore., later this year. Clearwire launched commercially in

Clearwire not slowing WiMAX rollout

The industry has been waiting to hear whether Clearwire would significantly taper off its rollout of WiMAX across its footprint given the deteriorating economy, but executives reaffirmed during the

SPOTLIGHT: Qwest drops case against Oregon cities

Qwest dropped a federal court appeal challenging the way some Oregon cities regulate right-of-way for phone companies. The decision was announced Friday, ending an eight-year legal battle over how