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Sprint kills its plans to offer a 4G WiMAX enabled BlackBerry PlayBook

0. phoneArena posted on 12 Aug 2011, 14:38

Call it yet another blow to RIM’s BlackBerry PlayBook, but their partner in Sprint appears to be dropping out from offering a 4G WiMAX enabled version of the tablet. Obviously, it’s a surprise to everyone, especially when it was announced...

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posted on 12 Aug 2011, 15:24

1. dagreatest (unregistered)

What if sprint is waiting for LTE to become more popular to launch the playbook ?..
that would be a better idea

posted on 12 Aug 2011, 16:09

2. telldat (unregistered)

LTE is already very popular. That is not a valid point. If you're talking about Sprint and Lightsquared's LTE plan, by the time any of those tower's are built the Playbook will be outdated.

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