WiMax Launches in Portland

Intel and Clearwire are announcing the launch of WiMax, a next-generation wireless broadband service, today in Portland, OR. It will provide high-speed Internet access to laptops and mobile devices across Portland, which is the second U.S. city to deploy the service (after Baltimore, MD). Last month, Clearwire received a $3.2 billion investment from Comcast, Intel, Time Warner Cable, Google, and Bright House Networks.

Gregory T. Huang is Xconomy's Deputy Editor, National IT Editor, and the Editor of Xconomy Boston. You can e-mail him at gthuang@xconomy.com. Follow @gthuang

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