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Sprint to Offer WiMAX-Enabled Linux Tablet

Aug 08, 2007, 18:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Henry Kingman)

"Sprint will offer a Mobile WiMAX-enabled version of Nokia's N800 Internet Tablet to North American customers next year, LinuxDevices has learned. The new device will support Sprint's grand scheme of making WiMAX-based 4G wireless services available to over 100 million people during 2008.

"Sprint in August of 2006 announced plans to develop and deploy 'the first fourth generation (4G) nationwide broadband mobile network,' and said that it had selected Mobile WiMAX (aka IEEE 802.16e-2005) as the wireless technology for the deployment..."

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