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Sprint Displays Some Benevolent Behavior

A big player in both the cell carrier and wireless broadband arenas, Sprint has been doing assorted charity work in some of the more vital U.S. markets. In the past week alone, two press releases have been issued regarding Sprint's philanthropy. If analyzed acutely, there may be some clues in the patterns of Sprint's contributions to local charities.

Sprint Executives Resign From Clearwire Board Due to Anti-Trust Laws

The three Sprint (S) executives that were residing on the Clearwire(CLWR) board have resigned, leading many to question the stability of the company.

Is Clearwire on the Market

According the Wall Street Journal Dan Hesse the CEO of Sprint and two other execs have resigned from the board of Clearwire.This indicates some interesting issues as to why now.  Sprint owns 54% of Clearwire, but it does not have...

The Taffy Pull of Nortel: Ciena & Ericsson

If the sum of the parts is never greater than the whole,  the dividing of Nortel into various sections has interesting implications.First of all, Ericsson is on a hot streak right now.  It's announcements with ATT , T-Mobile and Verizon. ...

Clearwire Goes Live with WiMAX in Dallas, Chicago, Charlotte

The long wait for WiMAX in the Windy City as well as the DFW Metroplex is over -- as we expected, Clearwire is now selling services in both cities, keeping with the company's strategy of "soft launching" markets online before...

Report Excerpt: Why Dearth of Devices Hurts Clearwire

Editor's note: The following is an excerpt from our latest quarterly report on all things Clearwire, the CLEARWIRE NTK OCTOBER 2009 (need to know) report, available now for the low low price of $4.95. In this excerpt we talk about...

In the UK, resistance to drink the Orange T

I was looking at Guardian reading about the merger of the Orange and T-Mobile assets in the UK.  This 50/50 merger seems to me a great deal particularly for T-Mobile.  Orange from most accounts was the better built out network...

Will 'Portability' Lure Businesses to WiMAX?

When WiMAX providers talk about the technology's attributes, cellular-like mobility is usually near the top of the list. But for many business users WiMAX's simple portability -- the ability to pick up and move your broadband connection -- may prove...

Clearwire Adds Just 12,000 Subscribers in Q2

Highlights (or lowlights) from the Clearwire Aug. 11 earnings call (the press release is here): -- Clearwire reports 12,000 net subscription adds for Q2, down from 25,000 for Q1. Ouch. Execs on the call say this number is good and...

Clearwire Adds Huawei to Infrastructure Suppliers List

In a separate announcement before its earnings call Aug. 11, WiMAX provider Clearwire announced that China's Huawei has joined its list of infrastructure vendors, specifically to provide radio access network (aka RAN) equipment. According to the press release: Specifically, Huawei...

Gerry Purdy's Newsletter

Mark my words: over the coming years, our cell phone will become the wireless networking relay station of choice for all of our portable devices - from Netbooks to Notebooks to eBooks and support for the phone's own wireless data activities as well. But, getting there is not going to be easy.

Clearwire adds 10 new '4G' markets in old pre-WiMAX cities

In what seems to be now a standard practice, the folks at Clearwire are launching markets by first making them available on their coverage map page, followed by "official" launches a month or so later. We are not sure of...

A Kinder Way to Interpret the Sprint's Numbers

The Wall Street Journal was pretty hard on Sprint as was the Kahuna on CNBC.  However the reality is the losses to the iPhone are proportionately less than Verizon has suffered.  It may be for a few reasons.  First of...

Ericsson Powers US Up During the Low Down

The Wall Street Journal has it right in pointing out that Ericsson has positioned itself well in the US Market.  The acquistion of the Nortel assets, its selection by Verizon as an LTE supplier and its deal with managing Sprint's...

Now That CDMA is in the Ericsson Portfolio of Patents?

Very different press about Ericsson being acquired by Nortel, then when Nokia Siemens Networks "won" the bid a month ago.NSN was talking integration, had customers talking about synergies of support and you got the general sense that the deal was...

New marketing message comes through loud and 'Clear' in Vegas

Our quick impression from a full day and a half spent inside the Clearwire bubble, at the company's "official" market-launching event in Las Vegas on July 21: The nascent national WiMAX-providing company seems well past its sometimes-confusing stumbles of 2008...

Ericsson Do You know What You Got? Sprint!

As usual, I have to start by admitting that I am a Dan Hesse fan and my bell head nature feels for the team at Sprint.The people who made this deal viable are long gone.  When the taffy pull of...

Devices What Catches your Eye!

I walked over to Best Buy with Rich Tehrani, as a result of the 99 cent promo for a Compaq netbook with Sprint service.  Counting the floor model which had to be initialized while we talked, they had 2 in...

Scenario Planning; If You Build It Will They Come?

"A sales guy is usually the last guy to call a downturn", is the quote from Dave Vellequette of JDS Uniphase in today's Journal as they discuss the value of scenario planning in a recession.I think all the carriers are...

Wireless Termination: Neutral Tandem

Investor's Daily did talked about Neutral Tandem today.The article was interesting because their biggest customers are the wireless carriers that are not affiliated with the ILEC (is that term getting old and I should just say ATT & Verizon?).  So...

New Phones Apple pushes the competition around

Last week the iPhone 3GS was announced and Apple says they sold 1M.  Comparing that to Sprint's PalmPre and T-Mobile G2 announcement its a winner.  However, Apple's efforts to steal the thunder obviously succeeded.Having said that the front end loading...

The FVNO A New Role for Virgin with Sprint

Scanning the news on our site the announcement by Jim Patterson of Sprint that Wholesale Femtocells were a possibility gave me a great cause for speculation.  What if Virgin Mobile took the challenge of providing a Virgin Mobile Femto?What would...

Jim Crowe and Dan Hesse

 The Wall Street Journal reported that Level 3 and Sprint are in talks. And while a lot of the commentary will be negative, I have to admit I think it is synergistic.First of all the realities; Level 3 had a head chopping...

Dear Clearwire, Reach me @home.

Sitting here wanting to participate in the WiMAX testing and using the Palm Pre, I need a WiMAX home device to backhaul to Clearwire.If they were to do this and I think it would also enable them to trend spot...

Apple vs. Palm Heats up.

Top Dog iPhone has gotten into a price war and the pr noise does not add up right to me at all.First of all estimates are that the Palm PRE has sold less that 200,000 units, which is pretty amazing...
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