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  • bjspokanimal bjspokanimal Oct 25, 2011 12:34 PM Flag

    "Vanilla" LTE: Sprint's next WiMax Screw-up

    ... are consuming much more data volume than Verizon or T-Mob's HSPA+ subs are because of the "unlimited" plans they've been offering at S/CLWR.

    Simply put, unless sprint gets ahold of a lot more spectrum for it's "vanilla", FD-LTE launch, they won't have the spectrum to handle converting the data hogs on the WiMax network over to their LTE...

    ... and the data hogs will probably convert their subscriptions to whoever is offering plans on Clearwire's super-fast, LTE-Advanced system if they can get it off the ground with a carrier that wants to leap-frog Sprint's LTE performance.


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