Sprint taps ZTE for WiMAX data cards

ZTE USA has entered into a master purchase agreement with Sprint for WiMAX PC cards in express and USB form factors. The deal is a big step toward making WiMAX service available to 100 million people next year, according to the companies.

"We chose ZTE because we found the company to be a cutting-edge innovator backed by the engineering resources of an established, leading global brand," said Sprint's 4G Mobile Broadband president Barry West.

For more on the Sprint-ZTE USA deal:
- read this press release