Clearwire wins contract with Leap Wireless2012.03.15 13:26 by Daniela
Keywords: Clearwire, Leap Wireless
After this deal, Clearwire is seeking new partners as it transfers to LTE from older WiMAX technology. Regulators have grounded LightSquared mobile-broadband venture and temporarily denied Dish's request to convert satellite spectrum for use in ground-based high-speed wireless networks, which benefits Clearwire, Kevin Smithen an analyst with Macquarie Capital USA Inc., said.
Clearwire intends to launch 5,000 TD-LTE cell sites by June 2013, and Clearwire CEO Erik Prusch has said that "not too terribly long" after the first 5,000 sites are online, Clearwire will expand that coverage to 8,000 sites.
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