TITLE

Cable's Clearwire Quandary

AUTHOR(S)
Medford, Cassimir
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;12/2/2008, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the merger of Sprint and Clearwire's WiMAX-based mobile broadband businesses. According to Clearwire chief executive officer Ben Wolff, Clear is a rival to next-generation services from AT&T and Verizon Wireless. Clearwire's service, dubbed Clear, competes directly with cable modems, a cable operator cash cow, Wolff added. The high-speed service is currently in 50 markets across the U.S. which gives it about a sixth of the reach of either Verizon Wireless or AT&T, the author said.
ACCESSION #
36586090

 

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