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WiMax is coming… but how or when?

A couple of interesting Wi-Fi items in the news. Actually, they’re “WiMax” items, to be technically accurate.

Sprint and Clearwire to deploy WiMax nationwide

From ZDNet:

Sprint and Clearwire are pooling resources in a venture that could take WiMax nationwide.

The two companies said Thursday that they plan to build a national WiMax (4G) [...]

NPR looks at Portland’s Wi-Fi system

For those of you interested in Muni Wi-Fi, here’s an interesting report I heard on NPR’s “Day to Day” program (from Oregon Public Radio):

Offering Wi-Fi More Difficult than Portland Expected

WiFi is coming to Springfield

About 95% of Springfield is getting WiFi, courtesy of AT&T:

[Mayoral spokesman Ernie Slottag] said the agreement with AT&T, which would need the council’s approval, would be similar to existing access agreements with companies such as Cingular Wireless, Verizon and Insight Communications.

“Basically, we have to determine how much we will charge per pole. [...]