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Sprint completes acquisition of Clearwire for $5 per share

Sprint on Tuesday announced the successful completion of its acquisition of Clearwire. The merger was first announced in December 2012 and approved by shareholders during a special meeting yesterday. The transaction closed and became effective today, Sprint said in a…

Google to sell stake in Clearwire for $47 million

Search giant Google has filed SEC documents with the intent to sell off their stake in Clearwire. Google purchased a 6.5 percent stake in the wireless network company less than four years ago but executives are now prepared to wash…

Sprint mulling Clearwire buyout?

Sprint is reportedly looking to cable providers for an investment that would help Clearwire build an LTE-based wireless network. The struggling WiMAX company has suffered substantial losses this year and it is unlikely they could erect the planned network without…

Sony Ericsson sues Clearwire over logo trademark

Sony Ericsson has sued Clearwire for using a logo that allegedly violates trademark and copyright laws. Both companies use a similar sphere/swirl design, except Sony Ericsson has branded its products with the logo for longer and it thinks Clearwire is…

Clearwire begins rolling out WiMAX in New York City

Clearwire's 4G WiMAX network has made its way to the Big Apple -- albeit in a limited capacity. The rollout is nearing completion and the company said it has begun "operational readiness activities" in New York City, as well as…

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,…

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,…

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…