Clearwire calls for a press conference to unveil their pay as you go service

Clearwire calls for a press conference to unveil their pay as you go service

Just as we've seenVirgin Mobile push the limit with their recent announcement ofoffering a $40/month no-contract required data plan, Clearwire isabout to make some headlines in a few days with their own offering.Partly owned by Sprint, Clearwire penned for a press conference thisMonday where they plan on unveiling their new “pay as you go”service – according to a document filed with the SEC recently. Theannouncement on Monday should also out the pricing structure fortheir new service – which will probably follow a fairly aggressivestrategy and include both Clearwire's 4G and Sprint's 3G service.Things will surely become interesting as there is no doubt that thecompetition will be looking intently on the sidelines to see what'stheir next course of action. Obviously, the best part about all ofthis for the consumer is that they are not required to sign lengthycontracts – something that can be seen as a plus in conjunctionwith some great pricing for the service.



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4 Comments

1. idiotwind13

Posts: 80; Member since: Dec 29, 2008

Is it just me or has this been out for a while? $40 a month for mobile broadband only or in home with a router only or $55 for both together. 4G only, no 3G connectivity. Launched like 2 months ago in St. Louis.

2. tempdogg74

Posts: 136; Member since: Jan 04, 2009

I live 14 minutes from ST Louis and Clear has launched the 4G network in the metropolitian area of ST Louis and pasts of Easten Illinois across the bridge from St Louis. ITS 4g and its confirmed that you can use 3g whenever 4g is not available with Clears Wimax network I live in Belleville Illinois and I Called Clear and the say the network will be a go this fall in my area. I used my Evo on the 4 g network while im at work downtown st louis and the speeds are great. And they are in the stages of upgrading their network in 2012 to Wimax 2 look it up. google it.

4. idiotwind13

Posts: 80; Member since: Dec 29, 2008

They may have something with Sprint for 3G, I know for a fact that the Clear service being offered around STL in Best Buy and in some of the malls is 4G only, so if 3G coverage is not available you can't use the monthly service. However, I have heard that the speeds are quite good, it's unlimited, and, as outlined above, it is really, really cheap compared to other mobile offerings. Like I said though, that sevice has been out for a couple months, it is no contract, but there is already a Clear store in a mall near where I work and a number of kiosks in others, as well as all the Best Buy stores selling the service and devices.

3. biggie3d

Posts: 17; Member since: Feb 23, 2009

So, does this mean Prepaid Evo someday?

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