Sprint Nextel Corp. strengthened its hand by being first in the emerging 4G wireless market. It is now poised to become the first carrier to change its 4G strategy.

Millions of Sprint customers already carry devices — such as Evo and Epic cell phones — that run at “fourth-generation” speeds on the WiMax network built and operated by Clearwire Corp.

Interesting read.

Sprint considers changing direction - KansasCity.com