Sprint, Comcast, Google, Time Warner and Intel Join Forces in New Broadband Joint Venture
By AMOL SHARMA and VISHESH KUMAR
May 7, 2008 9:18 a.m.
The race to bring consumers ultrafast wireless Internet service is on.
An unlikely alliance of titans from the cable, Internet and chip industries have agreed to invest $3.2 billion in a company that will deliver Web access for cellphones and laptops at speeds much faster than what is available today using a technology called WiMax.