Clearwire Finally Unwires Silicon Valley

December 28th, 2010 by · Leave a Comment

Clearwire’s 4G service has finally been officially launched in the San Francisco Bay Area.  Stretching from San Francisco all the way around the Bay to Oakland, plus part of the I680 corridor, coverage just went up by another 4M, ending a very busy year for the WiMAX upstart.  Now, one might wonder why the SF area was so low on the list that 100M other people got WiMAX service first.  My theory is that it’s the part of the country having the most picky, outspoken technophiles per square mile, and therefore any mistakes would have been magnified – so rushing it would have been begging for trouble.  Anyhow, here’s a quick snapshot of the newly covered area, for those map lovers out there:

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