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data2000

join:2012-09-21
Mchenry, IL

[General] Clearwire starts building LTE network this month



Skipdawg
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When it's done and if it looks better I may jump over to that or just add it to what I have price dependant.


whfsdude
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said by Skipdawg:

When it's done and if it looks better I may jump over to that or just add it to what I have price dependant.

It should be interesting to see if they will sell access to it under the CLEAR brand to end-users.

You also have to keep in mind that this network will be very limited to dense cities.


skeechan
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And it will cost money they don't have.


norbert26
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said by skeechan:

And it will cost money they don't have.

Yeah why not just stick with the WI-MAX thats in use.


skeechan
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Why not just buy a magic carpet? No one wants WiMax, they really can't afford a full LTE build out...they're pretty screwed.


whfsdude
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said by skeechan:

Why not just buy a magic carpet? No one wants WiMax, they really can't afford a full LTE build out...they're pretty screwed.

I don't think so. I think Sprint cannot afford to let them fail as Sprint does not have enough spectrum in urban areas for LTE.

What I will say is that the Clearwire we know today will be very different in a few years. It'll likely impact the rural users the most. :-(