Will Google and Cable Firms Rejuvenate WiMAX?

Medford, Cassimir
May 2008
Red Herring;5/8/2008, p2
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the participation of Google, Intel and three cable leaders in a $14.5 billion deal to deploy a high capacity wireless network in the U.S. The network which is based on WiMAX will be co-owned by Sprint Nextel, Clearwire, Google, Intel, Comcast, Time Warner Cable, and Bright House Networks. The deal brings Google a proponent of open mobile networks along with its Android mobile operating system. The opinion of Telecom Media and Finance Associates president Tim Farrar on the deal is presented.


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