Following up on today's Xohm demonstration, Sprint has announced that its mobile WiMAX initiative is really gaining steam. Aside from stating that it was expecting a "commercial launch" in select cities by Q2 of next year, the outfit also noted that "Acer, Asus, Lenovo, Panasonic and Toshiba have expressed intent to embed WiMAX into their next generation laptops and UMPCs, so these devices can connect with the Xohm WiMAX network." Additionally, the firm stated that there have been "a number of encouraging developments with carriers around the globe," pointing out Korea Telecom in particular. Of course, there's lots more gloating (and tidbits of useful information, too) where this came from, so be sure and hit the read link for the full skinny if you're interested.

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