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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...

4G LTE Agreement Between Cricket And Clearwire Announced
2012-03-15 08:38:46

LightSquared suffered another blow to its hoped-for wholesale 4G mobile business plans this week as budget carrier Cricket announced it will use Clearwire to fill out a planned LTE service. Cricket becomes the second would-be customer to turn to Clearwire since the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) acted to block LightSquared´s hybrid network plan last month over interference concerns with GPS which shot down the proposal. Cricket, the operating company for Leap Wireless,...

LightSquared CEO Resigns With FCC Rejection Of Network Plans
2012-02-29 09:14:00

With plans of building a wholesale 4G cellular network continuing to unravel, LightSquared Chief Executive Officer Sanjiv Ahuja resigned today after regulators blocked the company's proposed wireless venture, saying it would cause interference with navigational equipment, reports Fox News. LightSquared had planned to offer wholesale service to partners to retailers, consumer electronics companies and wireless operators could use its network to offer their own services. The Federal...

Word of the Day
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'