Friday, 29 May 2009

Sprint offers tri-mode phone, expands 4G markets – USA

Sprint Nextel is planning to come up with tri-mode phones compatible with CDMA, Wi-Fi and WiMAX connectivity. The company is also planning to introduce Sprint 4G service in various anonymous markets. Sprint will operate as an MVNO over Clearwire, in which it holds a 51% stake.

A Sprint spokesperson said: “We haven't announced specific timing or any more details other than to say we expect to offer a 4G phone on our road map for 2009-2010.” Sprint has not decided on the exact schedule of the launch, however, the company is targeting markets it has not previously explored.