Clearwire confirmed it will launch its Clear mobile WiMAX service in San Francisco sometime in 2010, according to a GigaOM interview with Clearwire CEO Bill Morrow. The company did not announce a specific launch date.
So far, Clearwire has launched its Clear service in Portland, Ore., Atlanta and Las Vegas, and is going to convert Sprint's former Xohm market in Baltimore to a Clear market as well. Clearwire plans to launch its mobile WiMAX service in Chicago, Dallas/Ft. Worth and Philadelphia later this year, and will convert existing pre-WiMAX markets in Seattle, Honolulu and Charlotte to mobile WiMAX.
Further, the company recently announced it will launch mobile WiMAX in a handful of smaller markets, mainly in Texas, where it had previously offered pre-WiMAX service.
Clearwire previously said that by the end of 2010 it wants to cover 120 million POPs. Clearwire reports its second quarter earnings tomorrow.
- see this GigaOM post
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