Clear (formerly Xohm) back in Baltimore with 4G wireless?
For those gadget geeks who care, Clear is the inheritor of Sprint's XOHM network based on the 4th generation WiMax protocol for mobile broadband Internet.
Sprint started up XOHM (pronounced Zome) in the city a couple years ago, but the service went offline several months ago as Sprint transitioned the network to another company called Clear.
About a month ago, I spoke with a Clear representative who said the network -- which offers fast high-speed internet over the air and without a landline -- will eventually reboot in Baltimore.
But there was no definite timeframe for its return. Seeing the marketing vans in the street, however, is a good sign.
Having Clear open up shop in Baltimore would definitely give people another option to the usual Verizon/Comcast/AT&T mobile broadband choices.
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