Friday, October 20, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Intel Capital Announces $60 million of New Investments in Data-Focused Startups
Google Offers Bug Bounty for Mobile Apps
Nintendo Switch Update Brings Video Capture and More
Intel Health Application Platform Helps Health Care Providers Reduce Hospital Readmissions
Razer Electra V2 Gaming Headsets Bring Virtual Surround Sound and Aluminum Headband to Everyone
Alphabet Invests $1 Billion to Lyft
Microsoft TruePlay Anti-cheat Game Feature to be Added to UWP Games
Apple Cut iPhone 8 Production by 50 percent: report
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Mobiles > Sprint ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, December 11, 2007
Sprint Preparing Launch for WiMax Service


While Sprint's Xohm WiMax service isn't scheduled for an official widespread launch until next year, the company is planning a "soft" launch for the Washington DC, Chicago, and Baltimore areas within the next week.

Phone Scoop cites Bin Shen, Sprint's product management VP, as saying that the three metro areas will go live within a few days, but that the company will be staging a bigger launch in the second quarter of 2008, when several WiMAX-equipped laptops become available.

Sprint is also described as planning dual-mode CDMA/WiMAX handsets and a number of specialty WiMAX devices for launch later in 2008.

Higher Speeds, Shorter Waits

The Xohm service, based on 802.16e WiMAX, will offer users 2 to 4 megabits of speed and significantly lower latency than other high-speed wireless systems.

Tests conducted during a demonstration in Chicago in late September produced results of 3.2 megabits download and 1.5 megabits upload, with 70 millisecond's latency, while stationary, and only slightly worse numbers while moving.

This is considerably in excess of the proven capabilities of other wide-area wireless technologies such as Sprint's own EV-DO Revision A network, as well as the 3G technologies used by AT&T and other providers.


Previous
Next
T-Mobile Katalyst Shows up on Website        All News        HTC Enjoys November of Record Sales
T-Mobile Katalyst Shows up on Website     Mobiles News      HTC Enjoys November of Record Sales

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
SoftBank Agrees on T-Mobile - Sprint Merger: report
Sprint Is Offering a Free iPhone 8 With Trade-In
Sprint Starts Partnership Talks With US Cable TV Providers Charter Communications and Comcast
Sprint, T-Mobile Said to Begin Merger Talks
SoftBank To Offload Sprint: report
Sprint is Buying Stake in Tidal
Sprint Offers 50 Percent Off If You Switch From Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile Rate Plans
Sprint Offers New iPhones With $1 Plan Trade-in Plan
Sprint Is Offering Cheap Plan For New iPhones
Sprint Has A New, All-included Rate Plan For You
Sprint Loses $30m Patent Battle
RadioShack Reaches Asset Purchase Agreement with Sprint To Acquire Its Stores

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .