If you've got a Clearwire or Sprint 4G data plan, it just got a little more valuable. The Street.com reports that the provider has just rolled out 4G in seven new cities. Denizens of Eugene, Oregon, Merced and Visalia California, Yakima and Tri-Cities, Washington, and Rochester and Syracuse, New York.
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This brings Sprint/Clearwire's 4G network to a total of 44 cities, some 51 million people. I recently road-tripped across the western United States. My Sprint 4G connection only worked in Dallas, Denver and Portland-but I had a 3G signal the vast majority of the journey.
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We aren't far off from the day when 4G signal will be as everpresent as 3G has become. Can you imagine driving through rural Wyoming with a 3-6 Mbps connection? Soon every mountain man in Appalachia will have a blog and an active Flickr feed.