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WiMAX Motorola XOOM tablet heading to Sprint?

The Motorola XOOM tablet is currently available in two versions: A 3G model that’s sold by Verizon and which will soon get a 4G LTE mobile broadband upgrade, and a WiFi-only model. Now the folks at BGR have received a tip suggesting that a third option may be available soon. Sprint is expected to sell […]

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Motorola XOOM tablet may be headed to Sprint

The Motorola XOOM tablet is currently available in the US from Verizon Wireless, and a WiFi-only model is due out next week. But it looks like you may be able to pick up a XOOM with support for Sprint’s mobile broadband network soon as well. SprintUsers forum member r0fl has posted an image of a […]

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Acer launches WiMAX netbook… in Japan

Acer has introduced three updated laptop models in Japan with built-in support for 4G WiMAX mobile broadband.That includes versions of thr 13.3 inch Acer Aspire AS3820, the 11.6 inch Aspire AS1830, and the 10.1 inch Acer Aspire ONe AOD255. As far as I can tell, that makes the Acer Aspire One AOD-255-A01B the first netbook […]

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Clearwire to launch 4G WiMAX network in New York, San Francisco, LA

Clearwire has been testing its new 4G network in three of the countries largest and most tech-savvy cities for a few months, and now the company has announced the official launch dates for WiMAX service in New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. New York will get WiMAX coverage first, on November 1st, with LA […]

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Samsung shows off WiMAX 2 demo: 330Mbps mobile broadband

If you thought that WiMAX and LTE technologies which allow wireless carriers to offer mobile data rates of up to 60Mbps were fast, you ain’t seen nothing yet. Samsung is showing off a new WiMAX 2 demo at CEATEC in Japan, with speeds up to 330Mbps. The demo shows 16 HD vidoes streaming to 4 […]

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CLEAR pre-launches 4G WiMAX in New York, San Francisco, more cities

While we wait for Verizon to roll out its LTE service, CLEAR is currently the only 4G service provider in the US (CLEAR also offers the backbone of WiMAX services provided by Sprint, Best Buy, and possibly some others). The only problem is that CLEAR is only available in a limited number of cities… for […]

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WiMAX 2 to offer blazing fast mobile broadband in 2012

Sure, 4G mobile broadband might still be in its infancy, but the WiMAX Forum is already looking ahead. WiMAX and LTE are just beginning to roll out across the United States, offering faster-than-3G, but not quite revolutionary high speed internet access on the go. But the WiMAX Forum is working on the next-generation WiMAX 2 […]

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Best Buy Connect to offer CLEAR WiMAX 4G service

Last month Best Buy launched a new service called Best Buy Connect that lets users sign up for mobile broadband access at select stores across the US. At the time, Best Buy connect only offers 3G wireless plans, but now the company has announced plans to begin offering 4G WiMAX connectivity as well. Best Buy […]