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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…

WiMAX coming to New York, LA, San Francisco this year

Clearwire has been slowly building up its WiMAX wireless network around the country, starting with small markets and moving to big ones. But with Verizon Wireless almost ready to launch its competing LTE service, which will reportedly reach 38 major…

Toshiba gives Portege R700 built-in WiMAX modem

Toshiba has updated its Portege line with two R700 models (R700-S1322W and R700-S1332W) that pack built-in 4G connectivity, allowing road warriors to kick their USB dongle to the curb. The 13.3-inch featherweight ships with an integrated WiMAX modem for speedy…

Samsung shows off WiMAX 2 running at 330Mbps

Even though WiMAX coverage is still unavailable in most places and the technology’s main backer in the U.S. is already mulling the possibility of adopting LTE in the near future, the WiMAX Forum industry group is moving full steam ahead…

Gateway launches WiMAX-equipped NV series notebook

Gateway has updated its NV notebook series, adding a new model that ships with integrated WWAN support. Along with the expected 802.11 Wi-Fi and Gigabit Ethernet network connectivity, the 15.6-inch (1366x768) NV59C66u packs a built-in Intel 6250 WiMAX card --…

Toshiba updates notebooks with WiMAX, GTX 460M

Toshiba has updated four of its laptops to include a built-in WiMAX modem. The 13.3-inch Portege R705, 14-inch Satellite M645 and E205, as well as the 16-inch Satellite A665 will all be available with integrated 4G connectivity. WiMAX is currently…

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…

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…