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Clearwire CEO open to switching technologies

WiMAX service provider Clearwire is keeping an open mind on its future choice of mobile technology, according to a Dow Jones Newswires report. In an interview with the publication, Clearwire’s chief executive, Bill Morrow, said that if LTE becomes the dominant next-generation mobile technology (rather than WiMAX), the company can easily switch technologies via a software upgrade.

Sprint backs Clearwire

Sprint Nextel CEO Dan Hesse has reinforced the operator’s commitment to Clearwire’s ongoing deployment of WiMAX networks, stating that his company would be willing to invest further in the operator if necessary, notes TeleGeography.

T-Mobile USA eyes Clearwire, MetroPCS deals

T-Mobile USA is reportedly in talks to access network capacity from rival US operators Clearwire and MetroPCS in a bid to beef up its high-speed network, reports Bloomberg.

Intel deal hinders Clearwire tech swap

WiMAX service provider Clearwire is unlikely to switch technology in the medium term because of an agreement with major WiMAX proponent, and one of its own investors, Intel.

Clearwire to take mobile WiMAX to Spain

US WiMAX service provider Clearwire is prepping deployment of the technology in Spain after striking deals with network suppliers Alvarion and ZTE.