Monday, September 28, 2009

Sprint Banks on WiMax to Win Back Market Share - NYTimes.com

I suspect Sprint won’t be independent much longer (i.e., will be acquired)

In many ways, they are right. The fourth generation (the G) of cellphone technology can carry Internet data for smartphones and laptops as much as four times as fast as the current third-generation systems, and within a couple of years, most big carriers in the United States will offer some version of it.

For Sprint, getting a head start on introducing 4G may be its best and last chance to repair its position in the market, which has been eroded by the company’s disastrous merger with Nextel and its lapses in customer service.

Sprint Banks on WiMax to Win Back Market Share - NYTimes.com

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