06/18/2013, DISH Networks issues a statement on recent Sprint lawsuit.
06/17/2013, Sprint attempts to block Dish's acquisition of Clearwire.
03/29/2013, Chinese brands such as Huawei and ZTE have managed to get a reputation as being able to produce somewhat decently specced handsets and devices at affordable prices. However at the same time both companies have also managed to gain the reputation of not being trustworthy, at least that what the US congressional committee seems to think with their report from back in 2012. At the same time, The Wall Street […]
12/19/2012, The other it was reported that Sprint would buy out remaining Clearwire shares that it did not own for $2.2 billion, giving Sprint full control over the company. Naturally with such high stakes and a huge amount of money in place, Clearwire needs some sort of guarantee that the deal will go through, or at least get compensated if it doesn’t, and Sprint has revealed that they will be paying […]
12/17/2012, Earlier today we reported on how Softbank had capped Sprint’s bid on the acquisition of Clearwire, reportedly only allowing Sprint to offer a maximum amount of $2.97 per share to purchase the remaining shares in Clearwire that they currently do not own. Well it looks like the $2.97 cap was met as Sprint has announced that they would be acquiring the remaining shares in Clearwire, giving them 100% control, for […]
12/17/2012, As some of you guys have heard, Japanese carrier Softbank is looking to acquire a 70% control in Sprint. At the same time it seems that Sprint is also interested in acquiring Clearwire, whom Sprint currently owns 50.45% in. According to reports, Sprint is said to be offering Clearwire $2.90 per share in order to buy out the remaining shares in the company, but according to Clearwire shareholders, $2.90 is […]
08/04/2011, Everybody is jumping onto the LTE bandwagon. Verizon started it late last year, and AT&T announced its plans earlier this year, now we have one more LTE network popping up – this time it’s from Clearwire, the folks that introduced the nation’s first “4G” network with WiMAX back in 2009. This announcement comes after successful completion of its 4G technology trials that were said to bring download speeds exceeding 120 […]
05/13/2011, Folks living in the Bay Area and weren’t able to receive a good signal from the Clearwire 4G network will be glad to hear the good news. Clearwire, Comcast and Sprint have announced an expansion of the Clearwire 4G network footprint and key capacity upgrades for mobile broadband customers in the greater Bay Area including the East Bay. The CLEAR, XFINITY Internet 2go and Sprint 4G service area now covers […]
01/17/2011, In our weekly installment of ridiculous lawsuits (no it’s not a weekly thing but it sure seems like these things happen often enough) we have Sony Ericsson taking Clearwire to court. It appears that Sony Ericsson is concerned that Clearwire’s logo looks too much like their own. Maybe I can’t see it because I’m familiar with both companies but for Sony Ericsson to bring it up, it feels like a […]
01/10/2011, Clear boasts of their LTE connectivity in this video of their download and upload speeds, where multiple independent tests managed to hit 90 Mbps downloads as well as 30 Mbps when uploading. Of course, do bear in mind that this was tested on a network that has just a couple of people or so connected to it, but it does highlight the potential of what 20 MHz wide channels is […]
12/03/2010, Clearwire users looking to hook up a few more devices to the speedy network might want to take a peek at the Clear 4G Modem with Wi-Fi that is being shipped at the moment. It allows users to link their Wi-Fi-connected devices to Clear’s 4G network, offering wireless download speeds between 3 and 6Mbps. The device offers 802.11n wireless connectivity, though it wasn’t mentioned how many devices are allowed to […]
10/17/2010, Three major cities in the US – New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco, will benefit from Clearwire’s latest announcement concerning the commercial launch of Clearwire’s 4G network. New York will be first as those living in the Big Apple will enjoy the next generation data network from November 1st onwards, while those living in Los Angeles can get their fix a month later with folks who reside in the […]
10/05/2010, Remember our previous story on speculation that Clearwire could very well be throttling the speed of home WiMAX users? Well, Clearwire has come up with an explanation, where representative Rob Lenderman reminded customers that usage data is processed using several algorithms instead of focusing on selected content or placing a specific cap on monthly data use. This means it is based on current utilization for individual towers, while other numerous […]
09/30/2010, Bandwidth throttling is rarely a happy subject when it’s brought up and now complaints are going around claiming that Clear WiMAX customers have noticed that their bandwidth has been throttled from 10MBps to around 0.25Mbps (depending on the complaint) after consuming between 7GB and 10GB a month, which is a rather low bandwidth limit if you do any kind of media streaming. There are claims that this is due to […]