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Sprint to Purchase Wirefree Spectrum

WASHINGTON, August 27, 2010 – Sprint Nextel has announced that it will purchase 10 megahertz of spectrum from Wirefree Partners. The spectrum will span 16 markets including Austin, Texas as well as Seattle and Cincinnati.

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WASHINGTON, August 27, 2010 – Sprint Nextel has announced that it will purchase 10 megahertz of spectrum from Wirefree Partners. The spectrum will span 16 markets including Austin, Texas as well as Seattle and Cincinnati.

Sprint will pay upward of $105 million for the spectrum in the 1900 MHz band.

Wirefree obtained the spectrum in 2005 and deployed a network in 2008 but was never able to establish a successful business with it.

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WASHINGTON, August 27, 2010 – Sprint Nextel has announced that it will purchase 10 megahertz of spectrum from Wirefree Partners. The spectrum will span 16 markets including Austin, Texas as well as Seattle and Cincinnati.

Sprint will pay upward of $105 million for the spectrum in the 1900 MHz band.

Wirefree obtained the spectrum in 2005 and deployed a network in 2008 but was never able to establish a successful business with it.

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Discussion of Broadband Breakfast Club Virtual Event on High-Capacity Applications and Gigabit Connectivity

WASHINGTON, September 24, 2013 – The Broadband Breakfast Club released the first video of its Broadband Breakfast Club Virtual Event, on “How High-Capacity Applications Are Driving Gigabit Connectivity.”

The dialogue featured Dr. Glenn Ricart, Chief Technology Officer, US IGNITESheldon Grizzle of GigTank in Chattanooga, Tennessee; Todd MarriottExecutive Director of UTOPIA, the Utah Telecommunications Open Infrastructure Agency, and Drew ClarkChairman and Publisher, BroadbandBreakfast.com.

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WASHINGTON, August 27, 2010 – Sprint Nextel has announced that it will purchase 10 megahertz of spectrum from Wirefree Partners. The spectrum will span 16 markets including Austin, Texas as well as Seattle and Cincinnati.

Sprint will pay upward of $105 million for the spectrum in the 1900 MHz band.

Wirefree obtained the spectrum in 2005 and deployed a network in 2008 but was never able to establish a successful business with it.

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Breakfast Club Video: ‘Gigabit and Ultra-High-Speed Networks: Where They Stand Now and How They Are Building the Future’

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WASHINGTON, August 27, 2010 – Sprint Nextel has announced that it will purchase 10 megahertz of spectrum from Wirefree Partners. The spectrum will span 16 markets including Austin, Texas as well as Seattle and Cincinnati.

Sprint will pay upward of $105 million for the spectrum in the 1900 MHz band.

Wirefree obtained the spectrum in 2005 and deployed a network in 2008 but was never able to establish a successful business with it.

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