Six months later than originally planned, this month sees the Sprint-backed Xohm mobile WiMAX service making its market debut. Barry West is the man in charge and he has to make good on the promises of Sprint as well as the wider WiMAX community. Sprint Nextel recently launched its Xohm-branded mobile WiMAX service in the [...]
WiMAX has the benefit of a mature and innovative chipset ecosystem. Increasing volumes is now the priority to lower prices further.
Silence might be golden but it wasn’t doing Clearwire’s share price any favours with regard to lack of hard news over the last few months about its WiMAX network expansion plans.
Mobile VoIP: Will the carriers lose their voice?
Barry West: The Xhom chief talks to MCI about the WiMAX future.
WiMAX has a clear time-to-market advantage over 4G rival LTE
Issue 05 October 2008
Feature: The WiMAX opportunity in Latin America
Interview: Barry West, Xohm president, goes commercial
Case study: KT plots WiBro fight back
Barry West, president of Xohm, the mobile WIMAX business unit of Sprint, has been as good as his word. After missing the original Xohm commercial launch deadline in April 2008, West subsequently pledged that the service would launch during September in the east coast city of Baltimore. And so it has with just a day [...]
With only weeks to go before Xohm goes live in Baltimore, US, Sprint has announced a string of partners that will provide location-based and personalised services over the mobile WiMAX network. “The Xohm mobile broadband experience will be largely location-centric,” explains Rick Robinson, vice president of Xohm services. “We’re creating a new dimension to online [...]
Now we know. After weeks of speculation as to when Xohm, the WiMAX business unit of Sprint Nextel, would launch commercial services, Barry West, Sprint Nextel CTO and president of Xohm, finally named the month (if not the day). Addressing conference delegates in his keynote presentation Tuesday at the WiMAX Forum Global Congress in Amsterdam, [...]