You probably all know that Sprint’s 4G WiMax network was a total fiasco, causing the carrier to lose ground in the competition with Verizon and AT&T, both of which deployed LTE networks. Sprint abandoned WiMax, accepted defeat, and announced the launch of its own 4G LTE network a while back. But it seems that its old Wimax network will not be completely shut down after all.
Sprint’s subsidiaries Virgin Mobile and Boost Mobile will offer a slew of Wimax-enabled “affordable high-end phones” in the near future. The first such device has already been officially unveiled and will hit the market on May 31.
The HTC EVO V 4G will cost $299.99 with no contract, which [...]