Sprint’s bid to buy the remaining portion of Clearwire is proving more complicated than originally thought, as Softbank, which plans to acquire a 70-percent stake in Sprint next year, draws a cap on Sprint’s bid for Clearwire, and investors say they want a lot more per share than that bid will allow.
Clearwire today filed an 8-K to inform investors of Sprint's filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, disclosing its intent to acquire the Clearwire Corporation capital stock it doesn't already own. Clearwire's filing reports...
Sprint and Clearwire are nearing a deal that would allow Sprint to buy the remaining 49 percent of Clearwire that it doesn't already own, according to a report from CNBC. In October, Sprint acquired a 4.5 percent stake in Clearwire from Eagle River Holdings LLC to push it up to a 50.8 percent...
FreedomPop, an MVNO operating on Clearwire’s WiMax network, today announced its foray into home broadband and the company has begun accepting pre-orders for its Hub Burst modem/router. The broadband service will operate on a freemium model similar...
Kajeet has signed a wholesale agreement to operate its wireless broadband services, which are geared toward children and educators, on Clearwire's WiMax network. Kajeet offers kids lower-priced texting, voice and data plans that come equipped with stringent parental controls.
Softbank's pending control of Sprint's purse strings could be bad news for Clearwire's ability to tap its largest shareholder for cash.
Japanese operator Softbank is shelling out $20.1 billion to acquire a controlling 70 percent stake in Sprint, a transaction that will give Sprint much-needed cash to compete with AT&T and Verizon Wireless.
Softbank's massive investment in Sprint has renewed analyst speculation about the transaction's implications for Clearwire.
Clearwire's executives say they are continuing to evaluate selling off spectrum or partnering with another company after losing both wholesale and retail customers in the third quarter.
Clearwire signed up another wholesale customer today with the addition of Jolt Mobile, a provider of prepaid and international calling for GSM phones.
Clearwire signed up with the Rural Cellular Association (RCA) today, citing "many of the same advocacy concerns" as the trade group's members.
Clearwire's top executive made bold claims at an investor conference today when he said carriers who don't sign up for its wholesale TD-LTE network will be at a competitive disadvantage to those who do decide to use the service.
Clearwire says New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago and Seattle will be among the 31 cities it plans to light up during the first half of next year.
Clearwire finance chief Hope Cochran laid out the company's trump card at an investor conference yesterday: Operators need capacity, and Clearwire has it in spades.
Sprint's stock took a hit yesterday after a prominent research firm downgraded the operator on a "very legitimate risk" of bankruptcy, sending the operator's shares down 4.5 percent after a recent rally.
With China Mobile sent back to the bench, does that mean TD-LTE is out of the running? Not by a long shot.
Cricket Communications has signed a five-year agreement with Clearwire for wholesale access to its unbuilt TD-LTE network.
Clearwire says its TD-LTE plans remain unchanged despite a major setback at key technology partner China Mobile, whose mobile broadband plans could be delayed by the Chinese government's plan to hold off on granting licenses for the service.
The Internet search giant is shedding all of its 29 million shares for $1.60 a pop, according to documents filed today with the SEC.
Clearwire posted some rosy fourth-quarter numbers yesterday, but a spike in churn and a weaker than expected forecast indicate the company is not out of the weeds just yet.
Clearwire released preliminary fourth-quarter results today indicating that attempts to reinvigorate its business showed some results last quarter.
Clearwire stepped up its efforts to get more wholesale customers today as it braces for the loss of its largest customer, Sprint...
Clearwire and China Mobile want to use their respective unpaired spectrum holdings in the 2.5 GHz band for TD-LTE, but there's a catch...
Clearwire's got capacity in the 2.5 GHz band, and it's here to share it – at the right price.