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Clearwire launches pay-as-you-go 4G service

Clearwire has added a pay-as-you-go option for its 4G wireless broadband service. Aimed at "tech-savvy Gen Y customers" looking to avoid lengthy contracts, the Rover Stick and Rover Puck offer commitment-free access to the company's WiMAX network. Priced at $100,…

WiMAX 2 standard to be finalized by November

Even though WiMAX's main backer in the U.S. is already mulling the possibility of adopting LTE technology in the near future, the WiMAX Forum industry group is moving full steam ahead with the next iteration of its 4G standard. …

Clearwire to trial LTE network, remains committed to WiMAX

Clearwire currently runs a WiMAX network across dozens of U.S. cities, offering "4G" connectivity through dongle modems, mobile hotspots and the EVO 4G handset. But while the company continues to expand its network footprint every month, and partners including Sprint,…

WiMAX spreads in Delaware, California, Florida and Michigan

Continuing the gradual deployment of their 4G network, Clearwire and Sprint have announced the availability of WiMAX in parts of Delaware, California, Florida and Michigan. More than 240,000 residents of the Wilmington, Delaware region are now covered by the network,…

Best Buy to offer Clearwire's WiMAX service in 2011

Earlier this month Best Buy announced it had struck a deal with Sprint to resell wireless phone and EV-DO service under the "Best Buy Connect" brand. Today, they are expanding upon their planned offerings through a wholesale deal with Clearwire…

FCC approves Samsung SCH-R900, first LTE phone

The Federal Communications Commission has just approved what appears to be the very first Long Term Evolution (LTE) handset. The Samsung manufactured device, known as SCH-r900, supports 1700MHz/1900MHz bands for both LTE and EV-DO connectivity and is set to debut…