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[qi:gigaom_icon_4G] Clearwire, Comcast and Sprint today provided a timeframe of when during the fourth quarter of this year they plan to launch 4G wireless broadband service in 11 U.S. markets. Comcast will be pairing up with the other two providers in Seattle, Philadelphia and Chicago. Clearwire’s […]

[qi:gigaom_icon_4G] Clearwire, Comcast and Sprint today provided a timeframe of when during the fourth quarter of this year they plan to launch 4G wireless broadband service in 11 U.S. markets. Comcast will be pairing up with the other two providers in Seattle, Philadelphia and Chicago. Clearwire’s 4G service is already available in 14 U.S. cities, including Las Vegas and Atlanta, and has said it plans to roll out 4G to Silicon Valley in 2010.

Want to see when 4G is coming to your area? Here’s a guide:

State City/Region 4G Rollout Date Service Provider
Pennsylvania Philadelphia In the next several weeks Clearwire, Comcast and Sprint
Illinois Chicago November Clearwire, Comcast and Sprint
North Carolina Charlotte, Greensboro, Raleigh November Clearwire and Sprint
Texas Austin, Fort Worth/Dallas, San Antonio November Clearwire and Sprint
Hawaii Honolulu, Maui Early December Clearwire and Sprint
Washington Seattle Early December Clearwire, Comcast and Sprint
  1. So… Wimax in the US is officially being referred to as 4G now?

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    1. Not only in the states, WiMax is deemed 4th gen as LTE is.

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  2. [...] San Antonio and Austin), and several in North Carolina. The move is in line with Sprint’s previously announced 4G rollout plans with Clearwire and Comcast and follows last week’s launch of Clearwire service in [...]

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  3. [...] I’m not excited about that opportunity). My husband, for example, is eager to see how well it works in Austin (coming in mid-November) as he can’t get DSL or cable service at his office, and existing [...]

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