Sprint launches Xohm WiMAX

November 2008
CED;Nov2008, Vol. 34 Issue 11, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports on the launch of mobile WiMAX service by Sprint Corp. in Baltimore, Maryland. The company plans to merge Xohm with Clearwire Corp., a deal financed in part by Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks. It states that Xohm mobile wireless service is based on an open Internet business model, however, it may have to restrict use when network congestion takes place, such as when one user is gobbling bandwidth to the detriment of other users.


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