WiMAX News

FreedomPop now offering free home broadband plans


Earlier this week, Freedom Pop announced that it was adding a home broadband option to its lineup of available services. Like all FreedomPop plans, the home service runs on Clearwire’s WiMAX network. The new home plan includes 1GB of data for free each month and is tailor made for customers who only use the Internet…

FreedomPop starts pre-orders of Freedom Hub Burst, offers home customers 1GB of 4G data for free

FreedomPop Burst Hub

FreedomPop is storming the wireless market with yet another groundbreaking offer for free wireless internet connectivity. Instead of smartphone-based plans, the start-up is now giving away 1GB of 4G wireless data to home owners who use their new Freedom Hub Burst device. The device doesn’t require a contract and supports up to 10 wireless or…

Sprint to offer 4G WiMAX service at Boost and Virgin Mobile


Sprint CEO Dan Hesse, during a conference call this morning, told investors that the company planned to transition Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile prepaid customers to 4G WiMax later this year. This news came after Sprint posted another disappointing quarter. Hesse was mum on the details, but assured investors that more information would be revealed…

Actually, AT&T has the largest 4G network


This past Sunday, AT&T started tweakings its 4G network campaign to boast an interesting new detail: the carrier decided it now has bragging rights to be called the nation’s largest 4G network. A spokeswoman officially said it “covers more customers than any competitor’s 4G network and delivers great speeds up to four times faster than…

Sprint, Clearwire strike LTE, WiMax deal


Sprint has extended a lifeline to struggling WiMax provider Clearwire (which it it a majority owner in) and has struck a deal which will give the carrier more 4G options moving forward. Under the deal, cash-strapped WiMax will receive at least $926 milion from Sprint for WiMax services in 2012 and 2013 and it will…

Clearwire appoints Erik Prusch as new CEO


Big changes are stirring at Clearwire as it just announced a new President and CEO. The new position goes to former COO Erik Prusch, and interim CEO John Stanton takes his position as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors. This is big news in light of the other big news, where Clearwire made it,…

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