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Clearwire Introduces Central New York to High-Speed Wireless Broadband and Phone Service

Syracuse Marks First City in New York State to Receive Clearwire Service

SYRACUSE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 1, 2007--Clearwire Corporation (NASDAQ:CLWR) is unwiring Syracuse with the introduction of its wireless broadband Internet solution. The company announced today the official launch of its wireless high-speed Internet access and phone service to the city, its first market deployment in New York State.

Residents and businesses 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 introducing the Syracuse community to one of the most advanced high-speed wireless Internet access service, bringing more freedom to how residents can now connect online and with one another," said Kevin McKenzie, Clearwire's general manager of Syracuse. "We are offering residents and businesses the best of all worlds -- an easy, simple connection process coupled with exceptional customer service and portability."


Underscoring Clearwire's commitment to making a difference in the communities it serves, the company is announcing the launch of "Clearly Inspired. The Clearwire A+ Awards." The awards will recognize local teachers who make a significant and positive impact on their students by creating innovative learning experiences and lasting connections with both students and the community.

Based on a 50-to 100-word nomination provided by community members, entries will be narrowed to three finalists -- one grand prize winner and two runners-up. The grand prize winner will receive a $500 school supply scholarship, one laptop computer and a year of free Clearwire service. The runners-up will each receive a $250 school supply scholarship and a year of free Clearwire service.

To nominate an innovative and significant teacher, Syracuse residents can visit www.clearly-inspired.com/Syracuse or www.b1047.net and click on the Clearwire A+ Awards icon. Once at the nomination page, submitters will be asked to write a brief account describing how that teacher has impacted his or her life through innovative teaching. For more information, visit www.clearly-inspired.com/syracuse.

To kick off the 2007 school year, winners will be announced in early September.

"We are honored to recognize the hard work and dedication of our schools' teachers through the Clearwire A+ Awards," said McKenzie. "Clearwire is proud to reward these teachers and educators with the much-needed tools and resources they need to continue to inspire their students to succeed."

The Clearwire Difference

From students or police officers to entrepreneurial accountants or construction site managers, Clearwire is an ideal solution for anyone in search of portable high-speed Internet service. Simply purchase a modem at a local retailer including a the Clearwire kiosk at The Carousel Mall, Circuit City, Best Buy or online at www.clearwire.com, and within minutes, Internet access or phone service will be up and running.

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.

In addition to wireless broadband Internet access, Clearwire also offers Internet phone service. Clearwire Internet Phone Service works with a customer's existing high-speed Internet access and provides unlimited local and long-distance calling from a regular telephone. Syracuse customers can dial family and friends in all 50 states, Canada and Puerto Rico.

About Clearwire

Clearwire, founded in October 2003 by Craig O. McCaw, is a provider of simple, portable and reliable wireless high-speed Internet service. Headquartered in Kirkland, Wash., the company launched its first market in August 2004 and now offers service in 42 markets in more than 400 municipalities in 14 states across the U.S. Clearwire's international markets include Ireland and Belgium, and the company also offers wireless high-speed Internet services in Mexico and Denmark through its partners, MVS Net and Danske Telecom. For more information, visit www.clearwire.com.

CONTACT: Clearwire
Helen Chung, 425-216-4551
Chad Nishimura, 310-584-8333

SOURCE: Clearwire Corporation

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