With CLWR already in the news, this should help ELNK and consumers burdened by high mobile data costs. The next step for ELNK and CLWR is to expand this offer to business users who may find a use for the 2000 TD-LTE towers..
EarthLink, Inc., (NASDAQ: ELNK) a leading IT services and communications provider, today announced the launch of its new 4G Internet-on-the-Go wireless mobile Internet plans for consumers. Powered by Clearwire's 4G mobile broadband service via a wholesale agreement announced last September, the two packages offer a hotspot device which provides convenient, mobile Internet access in over 80 cities nationwide. Starting at $29.95 a month, the service delivers wireless Internet on up to 8 Wi-Fi enabled devices including smartphones, tablets and laptops and does not require a contract.
EarthLink's 4G Internet-on-the-Go Standard Plan for $29.95 includes Internet speeds up to 3Mbps and 2GB of monthly data. The Premium Plan, priced at $49.95 a month, doubles that speed and data usage to 6Mbps and 4 GB of monthly data.