The free internet service FreedomPop is gearing up to expand its reach across the U.S. — though it’s looking to an older cellular network to do so.
The free wireless internet startup FreedomPop is targeting the likes of Comcast and Cablevision with its Hub Burst home router, which is now available for purchase.
Sprint’s slightly tumultuous relationship with Clearwire may finally lead to a marriage.
Aiming to disrupt the broadband market, FreedomPop is extending its freemuim wireless service to the home.
In yet another step away from bankruptcy, wholesale wireless provider Clearwire announced yesterday that it plans to raise $595 million via two sales of common stock.
Sprint customers may have to wait longer than anticipated to get their hands on fast new 4G LTE phones.
We’re a few hours away from Apple’s next iPhone unveiling, but one thing we can be pretty sure of at this point is that it won’t support new 4G LTE and WiMax networks.
Catching up with Verizon Wireless and AT&T, Sprint is gearing up to launch its own 4G LTE network early next year.
The plethora of 4G-equipped Android devices released over the last year has made the platform a leader in 4G. Thirty-seven percent of Android phones in the US offer some form of 4G, reports the app analytics firm Localytics.
Apple has been working together with Sprint to develop an iPad compatible with its network, and it may be ready to launch together or soon after Sprint’s iPhone in October, reports 9to5Mac.
Sprint announced Tuesday that it will allow resellers to put their own branding on a handful of products on its 4G network .
Wireless carrier Sprint announced today it has struck a 15-year agreement with upcoming 4G wireless provider LightSquared, which could allow Sprint to move on from WiMax 4G to more-promsing 4G LTE technology.
Wholesale wireless network provider LightSquared will move the launch of its wireless network to a new block of spectrum after tests showed its current network plans interfered with GPS-enabled devices, the company announced Thursday.
Sprint is nearing a deal with wholesale 4G LTE company LightSquared to build and share networks that could give Sprint a whopping $20 billion, Businessweek reports.
T-Mobile isn’t slowing down with network upgrades, even though it may be wedded to AT&T in a year.
Sprint may have been the first US carrier to deploy a 4G network, but it may be paying the price for being an early adopter of WiMax 4G technology.
Intel said today it has bought most of the assets of Cairo-based SySDSoft as part of an effort to move into 4G LTE communications.
There’s trouble brewing over at Clearwire, the 4G network company in which Sprint holds a non-controlling majority stake. Chief executive Bill Morrow has resigned from his positions as CEO and executive board director, citing the usual “personal reasons,” the company announced today.
Sprint may be gearing up to take the upcoming CTIA wireless trade show by storm: The company is supposedly planning to launch a 4G version of the Nexus S, a 3D version of the EVO 4G, and a tablet dubbed the EVO View, Engadget reports.
The first wave of smartphones for Verizon’s LTE 4G network will include entries from HTC, Motorola and Samsung, judging from the rash of early hardware photos hitting gadget sites over the past few days.
Following the news of Sprint’s 4G network deployment in New York, T-Mobile is now boasting that it has the largest 4G network in America with 75 metropolitan areas covered.
Broadband chip maker Broadcom announced today that it has acquired Beceem Communications, a company that has developed technology to support multiple 4G networks, for approximately $316 million.
A123 opens largest lithium-ion battery plant in the U.S. The Livonia, Mich. plant will expand the company’s manufacturing capabilities by up to 600 megawatt-hours per year, with the goal of ramping up to a total 760M megawatt-hours by next year’s end. The announcement comes one year after A123 was awarded a $249 million grant as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. As GigaOm notes, A123’s IPO last year opened at $17 per share but now trades at less than $10 per share. Another Michigan-based battery player, Sakti3, made news last week for winning a $3.2 million investment from the venture capital arm of GM.
Here’s a roundup of the cleantech news we’re staying on top of this morning:
Motorola announced today that it would be selling its wireless equipment division — which supplies wireless infrastructure to cellular carriers like Verizon and Sprint Nextel – to Nokia Siemens for $1.2 billion.
Cisco Systems has been scouting for major plays in the Smart Grid infrastructure arena for about a year — some analysts even speculated that it would buy wireless networking provider Silver Spring Networks. But today, it announced its decision to go with Grid Net, one of the first and only companies to trumpet WiMAX as the ultimate solution for transmitting data between utilities and smart meters.