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Goodnight WiMAX: Sprint to shut down its first 4G network Nov 6th, 2015

Before LTE became widespread in the United States, Sprint launched its own high-speed data network using the competing WiMAX protocol. It wasn’t as fast as LTE, but that didn’t stop the company from calling it 4G. Sprint isn’t the only name in the WiMAX game… but Clearwire, FreedomPop, and most other companies that offer WiMAX service in […]

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Lilbits (10-06-2014): Jeff Bezos is bringing Amazon and Washington Post together

Say you’re the guy who runs the largest retail website in the United States… which also happens to make and sell a line of eReaders and tablets. And say you also happened to buy a major newspaper a little while ago? Maybe you’d find some synergies in an effort to help make the newspaper profitable […]

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FreedomPop wants to replace your cable modem with free(ish) WiMAX service

A few months ago FreedomPop started offering a free WiMAX service that lets iPod touch customers connect to the internet on the go for just the 1-time price of a $99 accessory. While the free plan only includes 500MB of data, you can pay for extra — or get your friends to sign up in […]

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FreedomPop’s $99 sleeve brings free 4G WiMAX service to the iPod touch

FreedomPop is now selling a $99 iPod touch 4G Sleeve. All you have to do is attach the kind-of-chunky sleeve to a 4th-gen iPod touch, and you can use your mobile device anywhere FreedomPop’s 4G WiMAX network is available. No WiFi-hotspot required. Users get up to 500MB of service for free each month. If you […]

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Sprint unveils Tri-Fi mobile hotspot for 3G, WiMAX, LTE connectivity

Sprint will begin selling its first two 4G LTE devices on May 18th, 2012. The first is the HTC Evo 4G LTE, Sprint’s version of the HTC One X smartphone. The second is a new mobile hotspot that you can use to connect phones, tablets, laptops, or other devices to Sprint’s wireless network. There’s just […]

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Sprint offers Lenovo IdeaPad S205s 4G notebook for $200 (plus contract)

Looking for last year’s notebook with last year’s 4G wireless technology and don’t mind signing a 2-year contract to get a good price up front? Then has Sprint got a deal for you. The wireless carrier is selling the Lenovo IdeaPad S205s portable notebook with 3g and 4g WiMAX capabilities for $199.99 when you sign up […]

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NetZero is back, brings free(ish) 4G internet

Back in the 90s NetZero offered free dial-up internet access by placing ads on your screen while you were online. Now the company is back with a new 4G WiMAX offering, and there’s still a free plan — but you’ll have to pay for the equipment. You can either pick up a 4G USB stick […]

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Clear introduces plug-and-play WiMAX modem for PC, Android, and Chrome

Clear has introduced a new 4G WiMAX modem that works with Windows, Mac, Linux, Google Chrome, and Android. All you have to do is plug the USB stick into a computer or portable device and it will use the built-in internet connection capabilities of your operating system to get you online. There’s no connection manager […]