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Clearwire Sells to Sprint
2012-12-17 21:47:27

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online While Sprint Nextel continues to trail Verizon and AT&T, the nation´s third largest mobile carrier made a major power play on Monday. Clearwire Corp. agreed to sell roughly half of the company for $2.2 billion to mobile phone carrier Sprint Nextel Corp. This move gives Sprint full ownership of spectrum and allows it to offer high-speed wireless services known as the Long-Term Evolution (LTE) network. This technology is...

NetZero Launches Free Wireless Service
2012-03-20 10:38:44

NetZero announced on Monday that it will begin offering free wireless broadband service based on Clearwire Corp.´s 4G network. The company said it will offer a pair of plans: a free 1-MB per month connection plan, and one that allows up to a 10-MB connection for $49.95 per month that users can try free for one year. After the free period is up, users can select one of NetZero's paid plans at $9.95 per month for 500MB, $19.95 for 1GB, $34.95 for 2GB, or $49.95 for 4GB. The...

2011-06-21 08:30:00

CHICAGO, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include: Sprint Nextel Corp. (NYSE: S), Clearwire Corp. (Nasdaq: CLWR), AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T), Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and LM Ericsson Telephone Co. (Nasdaq: ERIC). (Logo:...

2011-04-29 09:01:00

CHICAGO, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include: Sprint Nextel (NYSE: S), AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T), Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ), Clearwire Corp. (Nasdaq: CLWR) and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: HOT). Get the most recent insight from...

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2009-05-14 07:25:00

On Wednesday, Clearwire Corp. announced that Cisco Systems Inc. has agreed to create devices capable of using a nationwide wireless data network being developed by Clearwire.The new WiMax network is currently running in Baltimore, and Portland, Ore., although few devices are capable to run on the system.Cisco has said it will launch a WiMax device before the end of the year under its Linksys brand.  The company didn't give specifics as to what the product would be, but most believe it...

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2009-01-22 13:00:00

Clearwire Corp. has just turned on its long-awaited WiMax wireless data network in two cities, while Nokia Corp. has stopped selling the only portable gadget that can use the network without accessories. Laurie Armstrong, Nokia's spokeswoman, confirmed Wednesday that the company has discontinued the N810 Internet Tablet WiMax Edition on its Web site. There was no comment for why the tablet was withdrawn, according to the Associated Press.  However, Armstrong did say that Nokia is still...

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2008-12-02 08:15:00

The credit crunch is slowing down a high-speed WiMax wireless network backed by Clearwire Corp, according to Chief Executive Benjamin Wolff. The company received 3.2 billion from Intel Corp, Comcast, Time Warner Cable Inc, and Google Inc, but Clearwire still needs another $2 billion or more to build its network. Clearwire shares rose 15 percent in Monday's trading, after the firm finished its venture deal with Sprint Nextel and other partners on Friday. However, credit markets have...


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