XOHM-launch

Sprint XOHM WiMAX pricing confirmed

Sprint XOHM WiMAX pricing confirmed

Sprint has confirmed pricing for its XOHM WiMAX service, officially launched today in Baltimore.  Offering average download speeds of 2-4 Mbps and uplink speeds of 1-2 Mbps, XOHM will be initially offered in two versions: Home, for replacing an ADSL or cable broadband service, and On-the-Go, for use with a mobile device.  Initial discounting means service starts from $25 per month.

Full XOHM pricing details after the cut

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Lenovo WiMAX Option for ThinkPad X301, T400, SL300 & SL500

Lenovo WiMAX Option for ThinkPad X301, T400, SL300 & SL500

Lenovo have announced their WiMAX-enabled notebooks, intended for use with Sprint's high-speed XOHM network officially launched today in Baltimore.  WiMAX options will be available from today on ThinkPad X301, T400, SL300 and SL500 models, with options on the ThinkPad W500, W700, SL400 and X200 models later on this year.  Lenovo will also make WiMAX optional on the consumer-focused IdeaPad Y530.

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Acer Aspire WiMAX notebooks: 4930-6862 and 6930-6771

Acer Aspire WiMAX notebooks: 4930-6862 and 6930-6771

Acer have taken the wraps off of their WiMAX-integrated notebooks, designed to work with Sprint's new XOHM network. The tiresomely-named Aspire 4930-6862 and Aspire 6930-6771 both integrate Intel's new WiMAX/WiFi Link 5050 module for Centrino 2 notebooks, promising average downlink speeds of 2-4 Mbps and uplink rate of 1-2 Mbps. The 4930-6862 has a 14-inch display while the 6930-6771 has a 16-inch display.

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Sprint XOHM WiMAX launch: SlashGear goes to Baltimore

Sprint XOHM WiMAX launch: SlashGear goes to Baltimore

Sprint has officially announced its new 4G XOHM WiMAX high-speed WWAN service operating in Baltimore, and with it several new WiMAX-enabled notebooks from Acer, ASUS, Lenovo, Toshiba.  The PCs will use Intel's combined WiMAX/WiFi module, an optional feature for Intel Centrino 2-based laptops, and which Dell, Panasonic, Samsung and Sony have all promised will be integrated in select notebooks of their own in 2009. Alternatively a USB WiMAX dongle, made by ZTE, can be used to add WiMAX to other devices; Nokia's N810 WiMAX Edition Internet Tablet will also go on sale later this month.

 

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