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Posted On 06 Mar 2013 By Jon Fingas. Under: Uncategorized.
FreedomPop tempted users with the prospect of free home internet access -- free after buying the hardware, that is -- back in December. If you've been champing at the bit ever since, you'll be glad to know that the more stationary service is at last...
Posted On 12 Dec 2012 By Zachary Lutz. Under: Uncategorized.
If you happen to live in an area that's served by Clearwire's WiMAX network, then you may be interested to learn of a new home internet service that's very aggressive on the pricing front. FreedomPop has announced a free broadband service that'll off...
FreedomPop ships its 4G-enabling iPod touch case, lets us nearly go phoneless for $99 (update: plan clarifications)
Posted On 29 Oct 2012 By Jon Fingas. Under: Uncategorized.
FreedomPop's gamble on free WiMAX data launched in beta at the start of month, but early adopters had to be contented with conventional hotspots and modems at first; those of us with a fixation on data-only cellular handsets had to keep waiting. We c...
Posted On 11 Oct 2012 By Daimaou - G.G-B. Under: Uncategorized.
Announced in Japan early June and known as the Let’s Note SX2, Panasonic announced today in North America the Toughbook SX2 will come basically with the same spec as its Japanese counterpart and will come powered with an Intel Core i5-3320M vPro, a nice 12.1″ 16:9 LED Backlight HD+ display and a 14.5h battery life [...]
Posted On 09 Oct 2012 By Jon Fingas. Under: Uncategorized.
The classic trick to spurring early adoption of a data hotspot service is to share it with others, and NetZero has every intention of being as giving as its precursors. Its new Data Share program lets those who own of the company's WiMAX devices give...
Posted On 30 Sep 2012 By Dana Wollman. Under: Uncategorized.
It was almost a year ago that we first heard about FreedomPop, a startup built on the manifesto that every American (yes, you) should have access to free wireless broadband. Ten months later, the pay-as-you-go service is launching in beta, with "free...
Posted On 18 Sep 2012 By Daniel Cooper. Under: Uncategorized.
Time Warner Cable has decided against entering the wireless business, and as such, it's selling the 7.2 percent stake in Clearwire it picked up in 2008. Thanks to the dwindling value of the network provider, it's $550 million investment is now only w...
Posted On 11 Sep 2012 By Jamie Rigg. Under: Uncategorized.
EarthLink has been laying low since its Philly-wide WiFi project failed all those years ago, but now it's back in the limelight with Clearwire's 4G network under-arm. The companies have struck a deal for EarthLink to access Clearwire's WiMAX infrastru...
Posted On 20 Aug 2012 By Mat Smith. Under: Uncategorized.
While Brits still languish at the back of the queue for LTE, there is at least a sliver of hope that regulator Ofcom is moving forward with plans for 4G provision. It's announced today that carrier Everything Everywhere (the combined network of Orange...
Posted On 31 Jul 2012 By Daniel Cooper. Under: Uncategorized.
FreedomPop's free-"4G"-for-all plans are clearer now that it's started taking pre-orders on its $99 iPod touch sleeve. The free data allocation has been halved to 500MB, with each additional gigabyte costing $10, with the company offering bulk discou...