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Sprint Nextel Considers How To Fund WiMax Rollout

The Wall Street Journal reported that Sprint Nextel is seeking new ways to fund its WiMax deployment project. The company, in August last year, announced plans to build a $3 billion WiMax network but with high wireless-customer churn rates and a declining stock price, securing capital investment is proving to be a challenge for Sprint.Continue Reading

Nextel To Launch Non-WiMax Wireless Broadband Trials

Wireless operator says it will try wireless broadband that uses UMTS TDD technology later this year in the Washington, D.C., area. Via []Continue Reading

Nextel Debuts Wi-Fi Service

Nextel is launching Wi-Fi service aimed at business travelers in partnership with Boingo Wireless and Wayport, the company said Friday.Continue Reading

Nextel Ending Wireless Broadband Trial

A Nextel spokesperson acknowledged Friday that the wireless operator is ending its trial of FLASH-OFDM wireless broadband effective June 30. Via []Continue Reading

Nextel Drops WiMax From Wireless Broadband Wish List

Nextel Communications says it no longer considers wireless wunderkind WiMax a future option for mobile broadband service, a rare blow to a technology backed by major tech heavyweights. Via []Continue Reading