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New 4G WiMax Protection Site in Clarion, Pennsylvania

New 4G WiMax Protection Site in Clarion, Pennsylvania

NEW SERVICE ALERT : Clarion, Pennsylvania   A new Sprint/Clear 4G WiMax tower is now active in the Northwestern Pennsylvania town of Clarion. This Protection Site offers fair service in the center and southern parts of town. Turn on your 4G antennas, scan for service and start surfin'!  

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New 4G WiMax Protection Site in Fanning Springs/Old Town, Florida

New 4G WiMax Protection Site in Fanning Springs/Old Town, Florida

NEW SERVICE ALERT : Fanning Springs/Old Town, Florida   A new Sprint/Clear 4G WiMax tower is now active in the remote rural towns of Fanning Springs and Old Town in Levy County. This Protection Site offers good service around Old Town and very spotty service in Fanning. Turn on your 4G antennas, scan for service and start surfin'!  

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SHOCKER: Seeking Alpha article extols the virtues of buying Clearwire stock

SHOCKER: Seeking Alpha article extols the virtues of buying Clearwire stock

by Robert Herron Sprint 4G Rollout Updates Wednesday, December 7, 2011 - 2:45 PM MST   In an article on the Seeking Alpha website today, the writer posts many reasons why investors should invest in Clearwire. Lots of good and valid points. But given the press', and most specifically the financial press', overt dislike of Clearwire, I was very surprised by the report. Take a read of the article by clicking on the link or the image at left. Feel free to add your thoughts below.

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Finally, someone on Wall Street gets bullish on Sprint Nextel

Finally, someone on Wall Street gets bullish on Sprint Nextel

by Robert Herron Sprint 4G Rollout Updates Wednesday, December 21, 2011 - 4:19 PM MST   According to an article on Barron’s website today, Jennifer Fritzsche of Wells Fargo is becoming bullish on Sprint Nextel. Her upbeat attitude on the third largest wireless company in America came after a meeting with Sprint CEO Dan Hesse yesterday. “We walked away from the meeting feeling continued confidence in the company’s turnaround strategy,” wrote Fritzsche. “While this story admittedly

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HTML5 is going to change Everything. Soon, there WON'T be an app for that!

HTML5 is going to change Everything. Soon, there WON'T be an app for that!

by Robert Herron Sprint 4G Rollout Updates Sunday, November 13, 2011   I've been having this discussion a lot lately with fellow wireless dorks. About HTML5. How it's going to transform the mobile computing experience. On smartphones and tablets. In the current scheme of things, most of us use apps on our smartphones and tablets. In fact, one of the most important things that most people consider before selecting a mobile operating system is the app selection available. Most shopp

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New 4G WiMax Protection Site in Keokuk, Iowa

New 4G WiMax Protection Site in Keokuk, Iowa

RUMOR CONFIRMED - NEW SERVICE ALERT: Keokuk, Iowa   Back on July 20th, we told you that a WiMax Protection Site was bound for Keokuk. And today it went live. Hopefully, it's not like it's downriver brethren in Quincy and Hannibal which our fans have been unable to connect to. Let us know if you can connect in Keokuk!  

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IMOD Mirasol Displays Coming in 2012 will dramatically improve battery life

IMOD Mirasol Displays Coming in 2012 will dramatically improve battery life

by Robert Herron Sprint 4G Rollout Updates Wednesday, November 16, 2011   Yesterday, we told you about new Lithium-Ion Graphene batteries that will last 10 times longer than current smartphone and tablet batteries. Today we bring to you Interferometric Modulator Displays (IMOD). Qualcomm is now finishing up their product of IMOD's branded as Mirasol. And these displays are promising battery consumption efficiency increases approximately ten times over current LCD's. Mirasol displ

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Sprint parts ways with Carrier IQ

Sprint parts ways with Carrier IQ

by Robert Herron Sprint 4G Rollout Updates Friday, December 16, 2011 - 12:42 PM MST   Today, Sprint announced that it is no longer collecting information using Carrier IQ. It has also been rumored through Geek.com that Sprint has requested OEM's to strip Carrier IQ from new devices. Sprint has had to take these steps due to consumers crying foul since the Carrier IQ debate began a few weeks ago.    

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New 4G WiMax Protection Site in Whitesburg, Kentucky

New 4G WiMax Protection Site in Whitesburg, Kentucky

NEW SERVICE ALERT : Whitesburg, Kentucky   A new Sprint/Clear 4G WiMax tower is now active in the Eastern Kentucky town of Whitesburg. Talk about a place in the middle of nowhere Appalachia. You guys will have a field day with this!   This is roaming territory for Sprint customers, which means that older generation WiMax devices may have problems connecting to this site.  

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Sequans ties with Fujitsu for LTE chips

Sequans ties with Fujitsu for LTE chips

by Robert Herron Sprint 4G Rollout Updates October 21, 2011   This is an exciting article about new System-on-Chip (SoC) chipsets coming out for LTE that will run on all frequencies between 700MHz and 3.5GHz. If Sprint used something like this, it would allow for a lot of LTE flexibility in the future. Currently, Sprint has only announced LTE on 1900 only. However, Sprint can be running LTE on as many as 8 different frequencies in the next few years (700, 800, 900, 1500, 1600, 190

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FCC now provides latest Snag for AT&T/T-Mobile Merger

FCC now provides latest Snag for AT&T/T-Mobile Merger

by Robert Herron Sprint 4G Rollout Updates Tuesday, November 22, 2011 - 2:35 PM MST   BREAKING NEWS: The FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski is now reported to believe that the AT&T/T-Mobile merger is not in the public interest and will call for an agency judge to set up a hearing on the anti-competitive nature of the deal. This is different from the Dept, of Justice who filed a lawsuit earlier this year in opposition. The fact that the FCC is now taking this position does not bod

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BREAKING NEWS: Clearwire announces funding deal with Sprint

BREAKING NEWS: Clearwire announces funding deal with Sprint

by Robert Herron Sprint 4G Rollout Updates Thursday, December 1, 2011 - 8:20 AM MST   This morning Clearwire has come out with a Press Release stating that they have come to an agreement with Sprint on new funding. Up to $1.6 Billion in additional funding in total. This is significantly more than analysts were anticipating if Sprint were to come to the rescue. The deal, as reported from Clearwire on Thursday morning, would include keeping the existing WiMax network operating throu

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New Li-ion batteries being developed offer 10x life and faster recharge

New Li-ion batteries being developed offer 10x life and faster recharge

by Robert Herron Sprint 4G Rollout Updates Tuesday, November 15, 2011   This is a product development that all dorks will unite and embrace for. Longer lasting device batteries! There have not been any significant efficiency improvements on the battery side for many years. The improvements to battery life in smartphones and tablets the past few years have been largely only related to bigger batteries and smarter and more battery efficient devices and operating systems. And wi

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New 4G WiMax Protection Site in Kane, Pennsylvania

New 4G WiMax Protection Site in Kane, Pennsylvania

NEW SERVICE ALERT : Kane, Pennsylvania   A new Sprint/Clear 4G WiMax tower is now active in the remote Northwest Pennsylvania town of Kane. This is roaming territory for Sprint customers, which means that older generation WiMax devices may have problems connecting to this site.  

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S4GRU is now on Twitter, too!

S4GRU is now on Twitter, too!

For those of you who use Twitter, we have now added a page there. FOLLOW US on Twitter! I did it just for you, Keith!   S4GRU Twitter Page link: @Sprint4Grollout

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Looking for 50 Hardcore Beta Testers for the new S4GRU Community

Looking for 50 Hardcore Beta Testers for the new S4GRU Community

by Robert Herron Sprint 4G Rollout Updates Thursday, November 10, 2011   If you are here reading this, you now are experiencing Beta Version 1.0 of the S4GRU Community. It's designed to be a full community, including unique sign-in and forums. THIS IS ONLY A BETA. In the beginning, I am only looking for serious testers. Everyone is open to peruse the site. However, I only want people who regularly participate to register for membership. The first trial is limited to just 50

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Amazon Kindle Smartphone in the Works

Amazon Kindle Smartphone in the Works

by Robert Herron Sprint 4G Rollout Updates Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 3:26 PM MST   Can you believe it? The Amazon Kindle Fire tablet just came out and there is already talk of a smartphone offering from Amazon. But you can't let grass grow under your feet in this business. Everyone saw how quickly RIM fell from grace by waiting around and not jumping in and taking risks. Amazon is reportedly working with mega Chinese phone/tablet manufacturer Foxconn for a release in the fourt

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Sprint Announces Exclusive Event at CES in January

Sprint Announces Exclusive Event at CES in January

by Robert Herron Sprint 4G Rollout Updates Tuesday, November 22, 2011 - 4:01 PM MST   Sprint announces an "Exclusive Event" for CES 2012. Scheduled for January 10th at 6:00PM. Exciting stuff. I'm as anxious as a little school girl. What do you think will be announced? LTE devices? Some new exotic 5 core tablet? Some juicy Network Vision details? Sound off below...     Thanks to S4GRU Member Steven Cote for the heads up!!!

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Sprint Nextel Schedules Fourth-Quarter and Full Year 2011 Results Announcement

Sprint Nextel Schedules Fourth-Quarter and Full Year 2011 Results Announcement

Sprint Nextel Schedules Fourth-Quarter and Full Year 2011 Results Announcement   OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), January 11, 2012 - Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE: S) will release its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2011 on Wednesday, February 8. The results will be posted at www.sprint.com/investors at approximately 7 a.m. ET. Sprint Nextel management will host a conference call at 8 a.m. ET to discuss the results.   Sprint Nextel Conference

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