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Clearwire chair resigns as 4G carrier streamlines modem options

Clearwire chair resigns as 4G carrier streamlines modem options

4G carrier Clearwire's chairman Craig McCaw has resigned, prompting speculation that the WiMAX operator is experiencing significant operating issues. According to an SEC filing, McCaw's departure "is not due to any disagreements with the company"; he will be replaced by previous co-chair Ben Wolff.

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Sprint WiMAX 4G turns on in San Francisco

Sprint WiMAX 4G turns on in San Francisco

Sprint has turned on its 4G WiMAX service in the San Francisco Bay Area, bringing high-speed wireless connectivity to four new markets there. San Francisco, San Jose, Palo Alto and Oakland join the existing 67 markets Sprint and Clearwire serves, just as promised back in late November.

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Novatel MiFi 4082 WiMAX mobile hotspot clears FCC

Novatel MiFi 4082 WiMAX mobile hotspot clears FCC

Novatel Wireless has been promising WiMAX-capable MiFi mobile hotspots since February this year, but it's taken until now for the 4G device to show up in any form. Fresh through the FCC is the Novatel MiFi 4082, complete with CDMA/EVDO and WiMAX connectivity that can be shared out over a WiFi connection.

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CLEAR iSpot and Spot 4G mobile hotspots price-slashed

CLEAR iSpot and Spot 4G mobile hotspots price-slashed

If you've a taste for WiMAX but a near-empty wallet, Clear reckons it can make do with the meager scrapings left at the bottom. The company is running a week of holiday deals, and so far you can pick up the CLEAR Spot 4G mobile hotspot for just $20 rather than the usual $99; the Apple-devoted should hold off, since as of Thursday you'll be able to grab a CLEAR iSpot - complete with a $25 month-to-month service plan - for just $20.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: December 3 2010

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: December 3 2010

Oh man. Yesterday we learned about a new form of life, but Julian Assange of WikiLeaks wasn't satisfied. He wanted ALIENS. So what's he do today? He announces the next WikiLeaks cable to have UFOs in it. Wowie! Then we find out there's going to be some World of Warcraft on Android devices via GameString, a Professor in NYC installs a camera in the back of his head, and we review the super cute funny little device the Sony Ericsson LiveView - kawaii! Finally, Google pays someone $1 compensation in a Street View privacy case. Cash! All this and a whole lot more on SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up!

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CLEAR Modem with WiFi wants to replace your DSL

CLEAR Modem with WiFi wants to replace your DSL

CLEAR has launched a new modem for use with its WiMAX service, though it's targeted at home or small-office users rather than mobile mavens. The unimaginatively titled CLEAR Modem with WiFi is, as you can probably guess, a CLEAR WiMAX modem with an integrated WiFi b/g/n radio, for sharing the 4G connection with multiple users.

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Sprint 4G hits LA, Washington DC, Ohio & more; due San Francisco Dec 28

Sprint 4G hits LA, Washington DC, Ohio & more; due San Francisco Dec 28

Sprint has turned on a new batch of 4G markets, bringing its WiMAX service to Los Angeles, Miami, Washington, D.C, Cleveland, Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio. The launch means Sprint 4G is available in 68 markets across the US, with the carrier tipping San Francisco 4G service on December 28.

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Sprint and Clear NYC WiMAX among six new 4G cities

Sprint and Clear NYC WiMAX among six new 4G cities

Sprint has officially launched its 4G WiMAX network in New York City, as well as Hartford, New Haven, New Brunswick, Trenton and Tampa, taking its total coverage to 61 markets.  Meanwhile Clearwire is pushing out various promotions offering 50-percent off WiMAX service for the first two months in the new areas.

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NYC’s WiMAX goes live Nov 1; LA on Dec 1 and San Francisco by end of 2010

NYC’s WiMAX goes live Nov 1; LA on Dec 1 and San Francisco by end of 2010

Clearwire and Sprint have announced that, as of November 1st 2010, New York City will be bathed in beautiful WiMAX, with Los Angeles following on come December 1st and San Francisco in late December.  The move will see the companies partner with other firms in each location: Time Warner Cable in NYC, and Comcast in San Francisco.

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Sprint CEO and execs resign from Clearwire WiMAX board

Sprint CEO and execs resign from Clearwire WiMAX board

Sprint CEO Dan Hesse has resigned from the Clearwire board of directors, along with Keith Cowan, Sprint's president of strategy and corporate initiatives and Steven Elfman, their president of network operations, citing "an abundance of caution" over recent developments in antitrust law.  The exact nature of the concerns was not explained, but the decision apparently came after questions raised by Clearwire.

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The Daily Slash: September 29th 2010

The Daily Slash: September 29th 2010

It's the middle of the week, but in better news, we're coming to the end of September. And that also means we're just about into the fourth quarter of the year. Counting down the days now. Tonight, though, in the news from around the Web, we've got a Jaguar concept car that looks amazing. And then, as usual, we'll wrap up things from around the R3 Media Network. So, welcome to the Wednesday edition of The Daily Slash.

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CLEAR 4G WiFi home router hits FCC

CLEAR 4G WiFi home router hits FCC

A new CLEAR modem with 4G and WiFi has been spotted passing through the FCC, promising home or office high-speed wireless connectivity without a cable or DSL internet connection.  Unlike the existing CLEAR mobile hotspots - such as the SPOT duo or the Rover Puck - the new Clear Modem with WiFi lacks a battery for portable use.

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