TITLE

Sprint-Clearwire Joint Venture "Very Positive News" for WiMAX, Says ABI Research

PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Portable Design;May2008, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the views of ABI Research In. to the joint venture of Sprint Corp. and Clearwire Corp. to build an advanced mobile network based on WiMAX technology in the U.S. Principal analyst Philip Solis claims that Sprint needs financing and investors to proceed with the project. Solis adds that the participation of telecommunication companies make them part-owners of a mobile wireless network. Furthermore, ABI predicts that Sprint will suffer from potential downside arising from the future control and ownership of the network.
ACCESSION #
32667033

 

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