Archive for the 'WiMAX Deployments' Category

Karma and Freedom Pop Move to LTE

Posted by Sam Churchill on November 6th, 2013

Karma, which is building a community of mobile hotspots whose users share their connections, announced today it is moving to Sprint’s LTE network from their WiMax system. So far it has attracted 50,000 users. The details of the new device and service haven’t been worked out, reports GigaOm, but Karma is hoping it will connect […]

South Korea Abandoning WiBro

Posted by Sam Churchill on September 16th, 2013

The Korean government has given up on WiMax, reports Business Korea. South Korea pioneered the WiBro standard, which became the foundation for 802.16e, the mobilized version of WiMax. In late 2005, the ITU adopted WiBro as IEEE 802.16e (mobile WiMAX). Two South Korean carriers, Korea Telecom and SK Telecom, launched commercial service in June 2006. […]

Sprint Files Lawsuite to Prevent Dish Takeover of Clearwire

Posted by Sam Churchill on June 18th, 2013

Sprint Nextel has filed a lawsuit against Dish and Clearwire seeking to prevent Clearwire from accepting Dish’s tender offer as well as other injunctive and compensatory relief. The lawsuit details how Dish has “repeatedly attempted to fool Clearwire’s shareholders into believing its proposal was actionable in an effort to acquire Clearwire’s spectrum and to obstruct […]

Clearwire Board Backs Dish

Posted by Sam Churchill on June 12th, 2013

Clearwire today announced that its Special Committee and Board of Directors has officially changed positions and now supports DISH Network’s $4.40 Per Share Tender Offer. The decision was a boost for Dish Chairman Charlie Ergen who is also in a takeover battle with SoftBank to take full control of Sprint. Dish needs at least 25-percent […]

WISPAmerica 2013

Posted by Sam Churchill on March 18th, 2013

WISPAmerica 2013 starts in two weeks in Covington, KY (Cincinnati). It’s the largest conference held to discuss national spectrum efficient techniques, sharing of unlicensed and licensed spectrum and the development of cost effective ubiquitous broadband networks. The conference agenda also includes 60 wireless infrastructure manufacturers, software companies, cloud service providers, VoIP solution providers. This spring’s […]

Free WiFi Apps from Ruckus

Posted by Sam Churchill on March 12th, 2013

Ruckus Wireless unveiled a family of four new Smart Wi-Fi mobile applications to provide system integrators, value-added resellers and network administrators with real-time Wi-Fi performance analysis of Ruckus and third party access points. The new suite of applications developed by Ruckus includes SpeedFlex, S.W.A.T., Zapper, and ZD Remote apps. They are available free of cost […]