We reported in November that Clearwire was going to downsize at least 15% of it’s workforce as they are running out of cash. Shortly after Clearwire did some debt financing but they were still not out of the woods. Today they have announced that they are moving forward with plans to downsize there retail operation.
Kirkland WA- Chairman of Clearwire Craig O McCaw is resigning from his position tomorrow. Bloomberg announced this after the bell this evening. Craig McCaw started in wireless with McCaw Cellular and some cable properties, eventually turning them into cellular one, AT&T wireless and then Nextel Partners. McCaw was a pioneer who some thought was a
Good News for our friends at Samsung as they’ve been selected as one of three partners to build out a 800/1900mhz network of multi-mode base stations. Samsung joins Alcatel-Lucent and Ericcson as part of Sprint’s Network Vision blueprint plan to improve and consolidate it’s data and voice networks. Samsung will deploy multi mode base stations
Below is a Clearwire blog entry in it’s entirity from HERE. Below the blog entry is thedroidguy’s response: The Chicken Soup Debate December 1st, 2010 ShareThis Today Verizon announced it will officially launch its 4G service on December 5th, and as you’ve likely noticed, the marketing muscle of both Verizon and T-Mobile has suddenly become squarely
When Clearwire reported their last quarterly earnings they also announced they would be tightening up their purse strings and downsize its staffing. At that time it was unclear where Clearwire was going to secure the funding to continue the nationwide build out of their WiMax network. Clearwire, started by Craig McCaw of McCaw Cellular/Cellular One
Sticking to their word Sprint has officially launched “Wi-Max” service in the New York metropolitan area. “Wi-Max” is referred to by Sprint and partner Clearwire as “4G” despite not reaching speeds of 100mbps, the “4G” standard set by the ITU-R, and reinforced by the organizations standards board late last month. Regardless of the actual name,
By: Kyle S, “The Droid Guy” Clearwire announced over the weekend the addition of Wimington DE to it’s 4G/Wimax service offerings. They also announced upgrade completion from pre-wimax markets in: Grand Rapids Michigan, Jacksonville Florida, and Stockton and Modesto California. Clearwire was the first company to offer “4G” service in the form of “wimax” in
Over the past two days some of the bigger players in the 4G wireless industry converged together in the Bay Area for the World Wireless Congress’ 4G Summit. As Willie W. Lu, PHD , Professor at Stanford University and Panelist on several of the most influential panels on emerging technologies across the globe said, that