What happened to Clearwire?

Sprint ceased operations of the Clearwire Network on November 6, 2015….Clearwire.

Type Public
Founded 1998 Arlington, Texas, United States
Defunct September 2013
Fate Acquired by Sprint Nextel, now Sprint Corporation

What is a LTE device?

Long Term Evolution (LTE) is a 4G wireless communication standard that’s designed to provide the fastest internet speeds for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Unlike 3G that uses microwaves, 4G utilizes radio waves, which allows better area coverage and penetration through surfaces.

Who owns Clearwire?

Sprint Corporation
Clearwire/Parent organizations
Sprint was already a majority shareholder in Clearwire, but now the carrier — and thus Sprint’s new owner, SoftBank — now owns 100 percent of the company.

What are LTE enabled devices?

LTE is a “4th Generation” (4G) wireless communications standard designed to provide up to 10 times the speeds of “3rd Generation” (3G) networks for mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets, netbooks, notebooks and wireless hotspots. LTE capable phones have been available to consumers for some time.

Does clear Internet still exist?

Clear has discontinued the sale of our internet service. However, Sprint offers a wide selection of products for mobile hotspots and data cards. Sprint offers unlimited data plans for phones and competitively-priced data plans of various sizes for mobile broadband cards, laptops, tablets and other devices.

What does LTE mean on my Android phone?

Long Term Evolution
LTE stands for Long Term Evolution. It’s a term used for the particular type of 4G that delivers the fastest mobile Internet experience. Using a 4G smartphone on Verizon’s 4G LTE network means you can download files from the Internet up to 10 times faster than with 3G.

Who bought Clear internet?

Since then, big telecom companies have shifted their focus to LTE. Sprint bought CLEAR outright in 2012. The goal was to use the spectrum of CLEAR’s WiMAX network to enhance Sprint’s own LTE network.