Clearwire Opens 4G Wireless in Three New Cities, Only 77 to Go

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Remember when Clearwire promised they'd bring WiMax to 80 cities within 18 months? Well, they've started with Las Vegas, Portland and Atlanta (the latter being right in AT&T's backyard), and Sprint is set to take advantage.

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Sprint, which owns a 51% stake in Clearwire, says it will offer 10Mbps download and 3-6Mbps upload speeds in those three cities, which is a pretty sweet deal for Sprint customers. Now come on, Clearwire: make good on your promise and blanket the country with sweet 4G action. [mocoNews]

DISCUSSION

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Have you guys looked at plans on Clearwater's website?

GO here: www.clearwire.com and look at these plans. They're a f*in joke.

I typed in a fake address to see the prices for Stockton, CA. (I'm in Sacramento which is up the road 40 miles...

49.00 per month for, get this, "UP TO 1.5 Mbs download".

Plus a $50 activation fee

Plus $260 for a card

Plus 1 year contract.

Why is this service good and who is stupid enough to go for it?