Sep 29 2008

Baltimore First in Nation to get WiMax

Published by at 9:24 pm under Uncategorized

Baltimore citizens will apparently be the guinea pigs for Sprint Nextel’s new WiMax according to an article in the Baltimore Sun today.  Baltimore will be the only city with the new technology until it is launched in Washington and Chicago over the next few months.  I suppose it’s nice to be in the limelight for at least a little while.  The technology, which requires special hardware, will allow computer users and mobile device users to connect to a broadband network basically anywhere in the city.  Plans will range from $25 to $45 a month. 

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One Comment to “Baltimore First in Nation to get WiMax”

  1. whynoton 30 Sep 2008 at 1:16 pm

    What ever happened to the much vaunted “Free WiFi” initiative?
    And I will need extra hardware?? Fuggidaboudit!!!

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