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T-Mobile USA boosts 3G rollout

T-Mobile USA announced yesterday it has deployed its 3G HSPA network in 13 metropolitan markets and is on track to switch on 27 major US markets by the end of the year.

Sprint’s WiMAX network goes live in Baltimore

Sprint has switched on its much-anticipated US WiMAX network – known as ‘Xohm’ – in Baltimore today, reports USA Today.

Report: Private-equity firms linked to Sprint’s iDEN

Long-standing speculation that US mobile operator Sprint Nextel may be looking to offload its iDEN network has heightened this week following a Financial Times (FT) report claiming the network has attracted private equity interest.

Sprint’s WiMAX policy could enforce bandwidth limits

US operator Sprint has come under fire for potentially imposing restrictions on use of its new ‘Xohm’ WiMAX service, despite much-lauded previous promises of a new ‘open Internet’ business model.

Chicago WiMAX is ‘imminent

Unstrung reports that, following the Baltimore Xohm launch this week, Sprint Nextel’s mobile WiMAX launch in Chicago is imminent and linked with the closing of its merger with Clearwire.

Analyst: Android WiMAX devices to arrive in 2009

Unstrung reports today that devices based on Google’s Android mobile operating system designed to work with Sprint/Clearwire’s new WiMAX network could ship some time next year.

Sprint Nextel looks to fixed-line

TeleGeography reports that Sprint Nextel has formed a new unit which will focus specifically on offering fixed-line services to the corporate market.

Report: Vodafone enters mobile books market

The Times reports that Vodafone will today launch a service bringing audio books to mobile phones. The operator has reportedly signed a deal with GoSpoken.com to offer its customers download access to books that will cost between £5 and £15.

Sprint linked to more Xohm launches

Engadget reports that Sprint’s WiMAX networks are unofficially live in Chicago, Boston, Dallas, Philadelphia, Washington D.C. and Northern Virginia, following last week’s official launch in Baltimore.

Sprint unveils WiMAX products at US demo day

US operator Sprint yesterday held a demo day in Baltimore to celebrate the launch of its Xohm WiMAX network in the city and provide details on device availability now that the first laptop computers with embedded WiMAX connectivity have gone on sale