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Richmond First in Virginia to Experience Clearwire Wireless Broadband Service

Clearwire Launches Service in Richmond and Sponsors 1000 Area School Children to take part in the Clearwire Creative Writing Field Trip at the Children's Museum

RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 5, 2007--Clearwire Corporation (NASDAQ:CLWR) announced today the launch of its wireless high-speed Internet service in the city of Richmond, Virginia. Residents and businesses will now have a fast, simple, portable, reliable and affordable alternative to traditional dial-up, cable and DSL. Clearwire service eliminates the confines of traditional cable or telephone wiring, allowing customers to connect at home, a local coffeehouse, the office or virtually anywhere else in the Clearwire service area.

"Clearwire is changing the way Richmond residents and businesses connect online and with one another. We are offering the best of all worlds - a simple connection process coupled with exceptional customer service and portability," said Timothy Payne, Clearwire's general manger for Richmond.

The company also announced a new partnership with the Children's Museum of Richmond, which includes the donation of 25 laptops with Clearwire service to create Write On!, a new computer-based field trip program at the museum designed to inspire elementary school writers to explore creative writing and to inform them about identifying reliable sources on the Internet in a safe and protected manner. Clearwire is also proud to sponsor 1,000 Richmond school children who will get the opportunity to experience the museum's newest field trip program at no cost.

Through its "Clearly Connected Communities," the company provides simple, reliable and portable Internet service to local community organizations. "As a company, we are committed to helping make a difference in all of the communities we serve, said Perry Satterlee, Clearwire's president and chief operating officer. "We are very pleased to partner with the Children's Museum of Richmond to help children explore their creativity online in a safe and protected way through the Write On! program."

"Richmond teachers have been asking for creative writing field trip programs for some time and we're delighted that Clearwire has stepped in to fill this need with the Write On! field trip," explained Karen Coltrane, vice president of the Children's Museum of Richmond. "Clearwire's donation of 25 computers with Clearwire wireless broadband will allow children from all over Richmond to take their creativity online and enhance creative writing skills. We're especially grateful that they are making this field trip free for 1,000 school kids in our area."

The Clearwire Difference

Clearwire's next-generation, non-line-of-sight wireless broadband network solution connects customers through licensed or secured spectrum. Radio signals are transmitted from a tower to a small, wireless modem, which easily connects a user's computer to the Internet. With its simple plug-and-play installation customers can be on the Internet within minutes of set up.

Clearwire is an ideal solution for anyone in search of portable high-speed Internet service. Simply purchase a modem at a local retailer including Clearwire's newest stores at Chesterfield Town Center or Virginia Center Commons. Consumers can also visit Clearwire online at www.clearwire.com, and within minutes, Internet access or phone will be up and running. Clearwire's coverage area for Richmond includes Chesterfield, Henrico, Glen Allen, Mechanicsville, and Midlothian.

About the Children's Museum of Richmond

The Children's Museum of Richmond, a not-for-profit organization and Virginia's premier children's museum, exists to inspire children's potential by appealing to their natural capacity for curiosity, exploration and learning. The museum opened to the public in 1981 with its premiere exhibit, Boxes, Blocks, and Blueprints. In 2000, the Children's Museum of Richmond opened its new 42,000 square foot facility on West Broad Street where it is located today. Over 225,000 children and their families visit the museum each year.

About the Clearwire Write On! Creative Writing Field Trip program

The Clearwire Write On! creative writing field trip program is an interactive field trip at the Children's Museum of Richmond designed for school groups in grades K-3. The program allows students to explore creative writing on their laptops in a supervised and safe way. The field trips are designed to teach children how technology and the Internet can be tools for creative expression much like other programs and exhibits at the museum. As part of the program, kids will access the James River Association Web site and then find the items they see there - trees, bridges, water, and animals - throughout the museum. Hardware, software and development costs, as well as Clearwire Internet service, are made possible by Clearwire.

About Clearwire

Clearwire, founded in October 2003 by Craig O. McCaw, is a provider of reliable, wireless high-speed Internet service. Headquartered in Kirkland, Wash., the company launched its first market in August 2004 and now offers service in 39 U.S. markets, covering approximately 9.9 million people in more than 420 municipalities in Alaska, California, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Minnesota, Nevada, North Carolina, Oregon, Texas, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin in the United States, as well as approximately 1.2 million people in Ireland and Belgium. In addition, wireless high-speed Internet services are offered in Mexico and Denmark by Clearwire's partners, MVS Net and Danske Telecom. For more information, visit www.clearwire.com.

CONTACT: Clearwire
Helen Chung, 425-216-4551
Anna Tiedeman, 202-835-9406

SOURCE: Clearwire Corporation

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