Neowin News Feed for: Wimax Neowin News Feed for: Wimax en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Sprint's upcoming LTE wireless network tested <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/685691838sprint-icon.png" alt="" /></div>Sprint&#039;s upcoming LTE wireless network launch has been tested by an outside source and while they are much faster than its 3G network, the speeds are slower that Verizon and AT&amp;T&#039;s LTE setups. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Mon, 18 Jun 2012 18:59:58 +0000 4G iPhone 4/4S sleeve pre-orders now being taken <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/84926420317507026201.jpg" alt="" /></div>The company FreedomPop is now taking pre-orders for its 4G &quot;sleeve&quot; for the iPhone 4 and 4S models for $99, which includes 1 GB of free data service. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Fri, 11 May 2012 17:52:45 +0000 FreedomPop plans to let wireless users trade data usage <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1579513283wif.jpg" alt="" /></div>FreedomPop plans to not only offer a free amount of wireless Internet access to users per month but will allow its customers to actually trade data usage with each other. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Fri, 30 Mar 2012 18:38:43 +0000 Sprint improves PC mobile broadband plans <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/330416715spr.jpg" alt="" /></div>Sprint has announced that it is revamping the pricing and data caps for its PC mobile broadband services, along with a new data plan for tablets and dedicated mobile hotspot devices. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Tue, 15 Nov 2011 01:28:12 +0000 Sprint does away with 4G unlimited mobile broadband plans <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/330416715spr.jpg" alt="" /></div>Sprint has announced that starting in November its mobile broadband users will no longer have access to unlimited 4G data plans. Mobile hotspot plans will also no longer have 4G unlimited data. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Fri, 21 Oct 2011 12:52:54 +0000 Sprint stock plunges; may need money to pay for LTE upgrade <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/330416715spr.jpg" alt="" /></div>Sprint stock price ended down 19 percent at the end of trading on Friday after it admitted it might need to raise money to fund a new LTE-based wireless network. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Sat, 08 Oct 2011 13:43:43 +0000 Sprint confirms roll-out of LTE network in 2012 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/330416715spr.jpg" alt="" /></div>Sprint has announced it will launch its own LTE-based 4G network in 2012 which will cover about 120 million people by the end of that year and 250 million people by the end of 2013. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Fri, 07 Oct 2011 17:36:39 +0000 Rumor: iPad 2 coming to Sprint <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/11110055821906796031videos_megaplex_20110302.jpg" alt="" /></div>A new rumor suggests that in addition to the iPhone 5, wireless carrier Sprint will also be offering its own version of Apple&#039;s iPad 2 for sale, possibly running on Sprint&#039;s WiMax service. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Wed, 14 Sep 2011 20:26:18 +0000 Sprint to hold big press event October 7 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/330416715spr.jpg" alt="" /></div>The nation&#039;s third largest wireless carrier Sprint has announced it will hold a major press event on October 7 in New York City to give a &quot;strategy update.&quot; <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Tue, 30 Aug 2011 14:33:02 +0000 Sprint cancels plans for WiMax version of Blackberry Playbook <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1403952213PlayBook_onBlack_bottom angle.jpg" alt="" /></div>Sprint has revealed it has canceled plans to release a version of RIM&#039;s Blackberry Playbook tablet that would use Sprint&#039;s 4G WiMax wireless network. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Fri, 12 Aug 2011 22:43:10 +0000 Sprint Nextel reveals latest financial numbers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/330416715spr.jpg" alt="" /></div>The US's third biggest wireless phone and data carrier announced its latest financial results and the numbers were not good. Bloomberg reports that Sprint Nextel had a net loss of $847 million for the quarter... <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Thu, 28 Jul 2011 13:22:26 +0000 Sprint turns on 4G in some markets, forgets to tell customers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Sprint is rolling out their 4G network as fast as they can. While they're the only provider currently offering the service, Verizon is about to unleash its LTE network in the coming weeks. A few... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Fri, 22 Oct 2010 18:35:10 +0000 WiMax 2 standard to get final stamp of approval soon <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/297482318phone.png" alt="" /></div>While the wireless industry is just barely getting settled on the original WiMax standard, the WiMax Forum Industry Group is hard at work on its successor. According to Engadget via ComputerWorld, &quot;The standard is due... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Darren Tebo) Mon, 16 Aug 2010 07:43:47 +0000 Sprint wows crowd with EVO 4G; details release date, price, and more <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/330416715spr.jpg" alt="" /></div>Today in New York, Sprint held an EVO 4G hype-up gathering. At the event, Sprint CEO, Dan Hesse, announced some previously unknown details about the device. Special for the event, Sprint turned on their 4G... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Benjamin Rubenstein) Thu, 13 May 2010 00:38:01 +0000 Sprint 4G coverage expanding alongside release of EVO 4G <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/330416715spr.jpg" alt="" /></div>While digging through the recent Clearwire financials, Android news site Android and Me uncovered a list of 19 cities that will receive WiMAX coverage this summer. There are currently 32 markets covered by Sprint&rsquo;s 4G... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jonathan Downin) Thu, 06 May 2010 16:38:01 +0000 TechSpot: Everything You Need To Know About 4G <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1716489741wifi.png" alt="" /></div>While most of us are used to getting high speed Internet connections at home, the office or even the local coffee shop, once we are on the road those high speeds have to stay behind.... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Julio Franco) Thu, 29 Apr 2010 13:32:04 +0000 The advantages of 4G infrastructure <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/124600996cnn.png" alt="" /></div>We&#039;ve heard a lot about Sprint&#039;s foray into the magical world of 4G communication, with its wondrous speeds (up to four times faster than 3G networks) and limited coverage areas. While it may be a... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tzvi Friedman) Tue, 20 Apr 2010 22:40:01 +0000 HTC Supersonic to be called EVO 4G; first Sprint WiMAX phone <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/330416715spr.jpg" alt="" /></div>The long awaited Sprint 4G smartphone announcement has finally been made. At CTIA, Sprint unveiled its first 4G, WiMAX ready smartphone. Dubbed the HTC EVO 4G, this &quot;superphone&quot; can be used as a mobile hotspot... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Benjamin Rubenstein) Tue, 23 Mar 2010 21:31:25 +0000 Sprint expands 4G coverage, takes a stab at its competitors <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/330416715spr.jpg" alt="" /></div>Sprint is on an ambitious plan to be the dominate 4G provider in the USA, and today has announced more cities that will be covered by its WiMax blanket. Neowin got its hands on... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Tue, 23 Mar 2010 17:42:38 +0000 Sprint rolling out 4G to at least 8 major markets in 2010 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/330416715spr.jpg" alt="" /></div>Sprint&#039;s 4G WiMAX network has gotten nothing but good reviews since they showed off their Overdrive 4G/3G portable router at CES. Since then, news has come in that the number three wireless carrier in the... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Benjamin Rubenstein) Wed, 24 Feb 2010 22:12:03 +0000 Sprint confirms first 4G phone due this summer <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/330416715spr.jpg" alt="" /></div>Sprint, the only cellular operator in the United States with a 4G network, has confirmed to Forbes that they will be launching their first handset that will utilize their high speed data network this summer. Sprint... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Fri, 19 Feb 2010 15:03:35 +0000 Rumor: Sprint teaming up with Walmart for WiMAX network <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/330416715spr.jpg" alt="" /></div>At CES, Sprint announced &quot;Overdrive&quot; to utilize its 4G WiMAX network. However, the device had to also be compatible with their 3G network, due to the limited coverage that WiMAX currently has. Sprint's roll-out of... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Benjamin Rubenstein) Tue, 12 Jan 2010 21:24:56 +0000 Sprint and Microsoft to announce WiMax smartphone? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/330416715spr.jpg" alt="" /></div>Rumors have been flying around about what to expect from Sprint's, self proclaimed, &quot;must attend&quot; event on January 6th. The day before CES, Sprint, along with LG and Microsoft, will be making some sort of... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Benjamin Rubenstein) Wed, 23 Dec 2009 16:06:07 +0000 LG develops world's first LTE (4G) handset modem chip <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1371551847500px-LG_Electronics.svg.png" alt="" /></div>With 3G technology powering most of the first world's mobile phone connectivity, everyone is already looking forward to the next step up. With WiMAX being passed over by most industry players (the struggling Sprint... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Christopher Vendemio) Thu, 11 Dec 2008 15:52:18 +0000 FCC clears Sprint-Clearwire WiMAX merger <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/330416715spr.jpg" alt="" /></div>Originally announced in May of this year, the merger between the WiMAX divisions of Sprint and Clearwire is coming ever closer to reality: the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today announced that it has unanimously... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 05 Nov 2008 17:57:48 +0000 Sprint and Clearwire Abandon Plans to Join WiMax Networks <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Sprint Nextel Corp. and Clearwire Corp. announced today they have canceled their plan to combine the high-speed wireless networks they are building. The two companies originally announced the agreement this July, but were unable to... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 10 Nov 2007 00:19:28 +0000 United Nations agency gives boost to WiMax <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The United Nations telecommunications agency in Geneva gave the upstart technology called WiMax a vote of approval, providing a sizable victory for Intel and something of a defeat for competing technologies from Qualcomm and Ericsson.... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 22 Oct 2007 16:28:02 +0000 WiMAX Wireless Network to be Deployed in Montreal, Canada <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Montreal will soon deliver wireless Internet and mobile IP telephony to residents. A new WiMAX based Wi-Fi network is being deployed across the metropolitan area, as a result of a joint venture between two Quebec-based... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 19 Jun 2007 00:57:08 +0000 Hamilton, Ontario Hosts WiMax Trials <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Primus Canada and Mipps Inc. are conducting WiMAX IEEE 802.16e-2005 (3.5 GHz) trials in Hamilton, ON, using new WiMAX equipment from Alcatel-Lucent. The WiMAX trial is free for Hamilton residents and small businesses, and... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 05 Jun 2007 20:30:00 +0000 Fujitsu Announces New WiMax Chip <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>At Interop in Las Vegas, Fujitsu Microelectronics America has announced its first mobile silicon on chip WiMax product. The MB86K21 802.16e, samples of which will start shipping in August, is designed to show significant performance... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 21 May 2007 18:22:52 +0000 Global WiMAX market set for strong growth in 2008 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>With the emergence of more WiMAX devices as well as initiatives by telecom services providers, the global WiMAX market is set for robust growth in 2008, according to Sriram Viswanathan, managing director of Intel Capital... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Wed, 16 May 2007 08:13:21 +0000 US consumers give WiMax the thumbs up <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>US consumers have a &quot;significant preference&quot; for WiMax mobile wide area broadband over mobile cellular data and Wi-Fi services, research has revealed. An In-Stat survey conducted earlier this year with over 1,200 respondents suggests that... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Mon, 16 Apr 2007 18:21:59 +0000 WiMAX development slowing down? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The relentless development of WiMAX products worldwide seems to have cooled down recently due to confirmed or rumored retrenchments of WiMAX projects by some leading players, according to market sources. Uncertainty over the prospect of... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Tue, 27 Mar 2007 11:54:49 +0000 IBM signs up for WiMax standard <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>IBM has joined the WiMax Forum, an industry organisation that promotes the upcoming wireless standard. WiMax is designed to deliver high-speed wireless internet access over a wide range, and operators expect the technology to provide... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Wed, 31 Jan 2007 13:52:10 +0000 Milton Keynes ready for WiMax broadband trial <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Milton Keynes will become the first UK city to use WiMax broadband technology when trials begin in December. The system uses specific bands of radio spectrum to provide long-range wireless access speeds of up to... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Thu, 07 Sep 2006 08:44:39 +0000 Mass Market for WiMax Still Years Away <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The mass market for WiMax technology faces a number of challenges, but will probably reach its potential within five years. &quot;Now that the certification of WiMax equipment has started and coverage areas have begun to... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 20 Aug 2006 14:07:47 +0000 Intel readies WiMax chipset <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Intel's next-generation chipset for WiMax devices will support either fixed or mobile versions of the wireless broadband technology, and all the equipment vendors that have adopted the company's current product plan to use the new... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Tue, 25 Jul 2006 09:09:25 +0000 Intel: Rosedale 2 and Ofer-R WiMAX chips by year-end 2006 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Intel is set to begin volume production of its second-generation WiMAX chips, the Rosedale 2 as well as its WiFi/WiMAX dual mode chip, the Ofer-R, by the end of this year, according to market sources... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Thu, 06 Jul 2006 11:03:38 +0000 First WiMAX Products Officially Certified <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The first four WiMAX products have received certification from the WiMAX Forum, the organization said yesterday. Though more than 150 deployments and trials of WiMAX products have already been launched and tested, the certification... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 20 Jan 2006 20:48:50 +0000 Intel Sees WiMax Trials in Asia end-2005 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Intel Corp., the world's largest microchip maker, said on Thursday it expected to implement trials of the emerging wireless broadband technology called &quot;WiMax&quot; in Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines by year-end. Intel, which... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 22 Sep 2005 14:25:11 +0000