Will Sprint Nextel switch from WiMAX to LTE?


CHARLOTTE, NC – Sprint Nextel is a majority stakeholder in ClearWire, the company that provides WiMAX 4G coverage across the US. The two have been in pricing disputes, however, and talks are ongoing. The result of these talks could mean a financial divorce between Sprint and ClearWire. If that were to happen, would Sprint, the number … Continue reading

Sprint to launch CDMA push-to-talk services in 2011


According to an email from Candace Johnson of Sprint Nextel, “Sprint expects to launch the next-generation of PTT services in 2011 on the CDMA network.” This move is a direct effort to prepare for the close-out of the iDEN network currently employed by Nextel for push-to-talk (PTT) service, the walkie-talkie radio function found on phones … Continue reading