Sprint-Clearwire deal dies

December 2007
CED;Dec2007, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports on the mutual agreement between Clearwire and Sprint to terminate the letter of intent of partnership in the U.S. Clearwire said that both companies concluded that the joint build transaction originally contemplated by the letter of intent was likely to introduce a level of additional complexity to each party's business. However, Sprint plans to continue to work together with Clearwire on future opportunities to enhance the deployment of robust WiMAX capabilities.


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