Sprint flips the switch on Xohm: WiMAX now live in Baltimore

Ars reports: "Sprint's XOHM WiMAX service goes live today in Baltimore, but the most interesting aspect of the announcement isn't its technology-it's the business model. Unlike most other wireless carriers, Sprint is offering a contract-free data service with month-to-month usage or day passes, it allows any applications and devices on its network (including VoIP), and its monthly fee can cover multiple WiMAX devices on a single account. Oh, and it also offers 2 to 4Mbps wireless download speeds and is designed to compete not only with 3G wireless, but wired broadband services like DSL."

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