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CNNMoney: The spectrum war's winners and losersupdated: Wed Feb 22 2012 05:19:00

This is part two of a week-long series on the cell phone capacity crunch.

Report: Verizon offers nation's fastest 4G serviceupdated: Thu Nov 10 2011 12:18:00

Forget the 4G marketing hype. Which U.S. carriers really offer the fastest mobile-data networks? According to a new report from RootMetrics (a company which conducts its own field tests of wireless networks), Verizon Wireless currently offers the nation's fastest 4G -- by far.

CNNMoney: Sprint is running out of moneyupdated: Fri Oct 07 2011 14:51:00

Sprint is trying to convince investors that it really could be the comeback story of the year -- next year. Or maybe the year after.

CNNMoney: Sprint throws 4G Hail Mary. Stock plunges.updated: Thu Jul 28 2011 11:40:00

Sprint is losing its most valuable subscribers to its biggest rivals. Shares are plummeting. And its once-leading 4G coverage is getting passed by.

What a Sprint-T-Mobile merger could mean for wireless usersupdated: Fri Mar 18 2011 13:30:00

Once again, there are rumblings that the third- and fourth-largest U.S. wireless carriers may merge to form a larger combined No. 3. But would this be enough to keep the U.S. wireless market competitive for consumers?

One-third of U.S. households lack broadband Web accessupdated: Fri Feb 18 2011 20:21:00

How's the broadband access in your community -- or perhaps in other places where you'd like to live, work or send your kids to school?

3G or 4G, America's wireless networks still slowupdated: Tue Feb 15 2011 07:59:00

If you've followed broadband discussions in Washington, DC, then you've heard that wireless is the future of communications.

Obama wireless initiative silent on net neutralityupdated: Tue Feb 15 2011 00:02:00

When President Obama announced his vision for a national wireless initiative last week, he emphasized how widespread high-speed wireless broadband would boost the economy and increase opportunities for individual Americans.

CNNMoney: 4G is a myth (and a confusing mess)updated: Thu Dec 02 2010 10:52:00

You've seen the 4G advertisements from T-Mobile, Sprint and Verizon, bragging about a much-better wireless network with blazing fast speeds.

CNNMoney: Clearwire unveils pay-as-you-go 4Gupdated: Mon Aug 30 2010 12:25:00

Clearwire on Monday unveiled "Rover," a pay-as-you-go 4G network that it hopes will attract new users to its flailing and unprofitable mobile broadband service.

CNNMoney: Sprint Nextel: The subprime of smartphones?updated: Thu Jul 29 2010 08:05:00

At first blush, there's not a lot for an investor to love about Sprint Nextel.

Planning ahead to avoid mobile traffic jamsupdated: Thu Jul 01 2010 16:47:00

More Americans are using more and smarter mobile phones, and consuming more data via those devices. But can wireless broadband service keep pace with this growing need?

Verizon to fulfill 4G promise to rural Americans?updated: Thu May 13 2010 12:38:00

Verizon Wireless could make good on its promise to get 4G wireless broadband to rural America.

Can 4G wireless take on traditional broadband?updated: Tue Mar 23 2010 08:33:00

The 4G revolution in wireless won't just make Web surfing on your mobile phone faster; it could help you say good-bye to traditional cable and DSL broadband.

3G wireless still holds promiseupdated: Thu Nov 26 2009 10:24:00

There's been a lot of talk in 2009 about the next generation of wireless technology, known as 4G wireless broadband, but the current generation of 3G wireless technology is far from dead.

CNNMoney: Sprint's risky bet on WiMaxupdated: Mon Nov 09 2009 16:46:00

Sprint is betting the farm on the WiMax standard. The U.S. mobile phone carrier's customers are melting away. Yet it has scrimped on cellular network capex to double down on wireless broadband. Putting another $1 billion into cash-burning partner Clearwire, while a rival technology is catching up, amounts to a binary bet for shareholders.

Fortune: 8 trades the insiders allegedly madeupdated: Mon Oct 19 2009 12:29:00

The government's case in what it is calling the largest insider trading case involving a U.S. hedge fund contains a detailed list of trades involving household-name companies.

Verizon changes tune on Wi-Fiupdated: Tue Jul 28 2009 08:20:00

Verizon Communications has had a change of heart about using Wi-Fi to extend its wireless broadband offering as the company announces free access to Wi-Fi hot spots for its Fios and DSL Internet customers.

Verizon Netbook to hit stores this weekendupdated: Thu May 14 2009 11:21:00

Verizon Wireless will start selling Netbook computers from Hewlett-Packard starting May 17, the company said in a statement released Thursday.

Fortune: WiMax's last best hopeupdated: Mon Feb 09 2009 09:31:00

I'm zipping through the streets of Portland, Ore., in a Lincoln Navigator while a "Knight Rider" episode streams over the Internet to a screen mounted to the car's dashboard.

Fortune: The future of wireless is Down Underupdated: Tue Dec 30 2008 10:58:00

Move over, Korea and Japan. Australia may soon be the envy of the world when it comes to advanced wireless networks and services.

Fortune: WiMax: Not dead yetupdated: Fri Dec 19 2008 08:21:00

For the last couple years, depending on who you asked, WiMax was either bound for spectacular success or it was dead on arrival.

Fortune: Clearwire's new twistupdated: Wed May 07 2008 15:58:00

WiMax hopes were revived Wednesday morning, and once again the wireless broadband opportunity is huge - in more ways than one. The big buzz around the wealth of mobile Net potential is almost overshadowed by the massive tab that even six tech giants can't fully cover. Clearwire, Sprint Nextel to Form $14.55B Wireless Companyupdated: Wed May 07 2008 11:00:00

Clearwire and Sprint Nextel will combine their wireless broadband units to create a $14.55 billion communications company

Fortune: A smarter, greener gridupdated: Wed May 07 2008 10:44:00

The electric industry has been talking for decades about bringing the nation's antiquated, inefficient, glitch-prone energy grid into the Computer Age. Now, with energy demand rising twice as fast as supply, it's finally happening, thanks to a rare alignment of interests - government, business, consumer, and environmental.

Fortune: Comcast pins hopes on a mobile futureupdated: Mon May 05 2008 14:51:00

As the bloody battle over subscribers between Comcast and its phone and satellite rivals continues at a virtual draw, the cable giant is looking ahead to a new wireless broadband arena: WiMax.

Fortune: A ray of hope for WiMaxupdated: Wed Mar 26 2008 16:53:00

WiMax may not be dead after all.

Fortune: Intel seeks salvation in WiMaxupdated: Tue Mar 04 2008 12:19:00

Intel's got a big problem. With component prices falling amid weakening computer spending, the giant chipmaker is betting heavily that WiMax is the future of wireless broadband. That's an expensive gamble.

Fortune: The curse of WiMaxupdated: Fri Nov 30 2007 09:26:00

A few weeks ago, Sprint Nextel and Clearwire, an upstart wireless company backed by cellular pioneer Craig McCaw, severed plans to jointly build wireless broadband services, a venture that was supposed to accelerate the nationwide rollout of a technology called WiMax.

CNNMoney: Google, Sprint team up for wireless serviceupdated: Thu Jul 26 2007 07:29:00

Google Inc. has made its biggest move yet on the U.S. mobile Web market by signing a deal with Sprint Nextel Corp. that positions the Internet company to build services to run on Sprint's planned WiMAX high-speed wireless network. Sprint, Clearwire Team Up on New Networkupdated: Fri Jul 20 2007 09:25:00

Almost a year after Sprint Nextel Corp. announced it would develop a mobile broadband network using WiMax technology, the wireless provider said Thursday it was teaming up with competing provider Clearwire Corp. to help build it

Fortune: A battle for Europe's airwavesupdated: Mon Jun 18 2007 06:13:00

Europe's media and telecommunications industries are suiting up for another battle over valuable airspace. With large swaths of spectrum coming up for sale over the next two years, broadcasters, mobile-phone operators and providers backing new wireless technologies like WiMAX are jockeying to influence how regulators in Britain and across the continent will handle the allocation.

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