Sprint Nextel to include Clearwire and WiMax in all next-generation network plans

Sprint Nextel CEO, Dan Hesse announced this morning that the company  will be including Clearwire and Mobile WiMAX in all of its upcoming next-generation network plans.    “Every option that we’re looking at, every one includes WiMAX and Clearwire,” he said at today’s Deutsche Bank Media and Telecom Conference.  He emphasized that no decisions had been made between the two whether  or not to launch an LTE service but they will announce their decision before the middle of the year.

Hesse also refused to address recent market speculation of a Sprint Nextel/T-Mobile USA but he did say that executing its network modernization would come before making any major strategic changes.

Read the full story on FierceWireless

http://www.fiercewireless.com/story/sprints-hesse-all-4g-options-include-clearwire/2011-03-09

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