Thursday, July 29, 2010

#4G Debuts from #Clear in Shrink-Wrap at #BestBuy

Best Buy Connect service will offer shrink-wrapped wireless WiMax 4G services from Clear giving customers access to connection services when they buy their 4G devices. Look for consumers to take advantage of more 4G services by virtue of the convenience of getting cut-rate prices for bundles with 4G devices, starting in 2011. RColinJohnson @NextGenLog

Here is what Clear says about it deal with BestBuy: Clearwire Corporation (NASDAQ:CLWR), a leading provider of wireless broadband services and operator of the fastest 4G network in the country, and Best Buy Connect, LLC, a subsidiary of Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) today announced the formation of a strategic wholesale relationship in which Best Buy will use Clearwire's 4G network to offer mobile internet service to customers under the Best Buy Connect service. Beginning in 2011, Best Buy will offer a new 4G tier for its recently introduced Best Buy Connect service. Best Buy Connect was conceived to help accelerate mobile broadband adoption by providing consumers the convenience of one-stop shopping for devices, service activation, billing and customer support from Best Buy...

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