Sprint Nextel to Unveil First WiMAX Phone at CTIA Wireless
According to published reports the device -- called the Supersonic, made by HTC (News - Alert) -- will be the centerpiece of a keynote by Sprint Chief Executive Dan Hesse.
Sprint is racing against rivals Verizon (News - Alert) and AT&T to become the first wireless provider to roll out faster 4G services in the US. Except AT&T and Verizon aren’t using WiMAX – instead they will be deploying 4G networks based on the competing Long Term Evolution or LTE (News - Alert) technology.
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