ClearWire Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1998

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 952

Employees

  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Financing Rounds
  • 19

  • Investments
  • 10

ClearWire General Information

Description

Operator of wireless broadband networks that facilitate internet communications. The company delivers wireless broadband services to individuals, small businesses, public safety organizations, and others in various markets through its network and also offers VoIP services, enabling third-party domestic and international internet service providers to operate efficiently.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
New Clearwire Corp
Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Internet Service Providers
Acquirer
Corporate Office
  • 1475 120th Avenue Northeast
  • Bellevue, WA 98005
  • United States

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ClearWire Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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ClearWire Comparisons

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Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last
Financing
Details
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ClearWire Competitors (2)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Lumen Technologies Private Debt Financed Monroe, LA 00000 000.00 000000000 000.00
FreedomPop Formerly VC-backed Los Angeles, CA 000 00000 000000&0 00000
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ClearWire Patents

ClearWire Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-9236895-B1 Phase filter for radio frequency (rf) signals Inactive 09-May-2014 00000000 0
US-9877253-B1 Controlling base station power status based on quality of service load Active 01-Apr-2014 000000000 00
US-9461917-B1 Controlling base station power status based on quality of service load Active 01-Apr-2014 0000000000 00
US-9179346-B1 Busy period determination based on weighted performance indicators Active 24-Feb-2014 000000000 00
US-10750437-B1 Proactive neighbor list optimization for automatic neighbor relation in a cellular wireless network Active 12-Feb-2014 H04W48/16 0
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ClearWire Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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ClearWire Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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ClearWire Investments & Acquisitions (10)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Alpental Technologies 09-Jul-2013 0000 00000 00000 Electronic Equipment and Instruments
Imagine 18-Jul-2010 00 0000000 00.000 Internet Service Providers
Oneida Broadband 24-Jun-2009 0000000000 Internet Service Providers
Sprint Nextel (WiMax Business) 28-Nov-2008 0000000000 Internet Service Providers 00000000
MAC Telecom 01-Apr-2008 Merger/Acquisition Telecommunications Service Providers
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ClearWire Exits (6)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Alpental Technologies 09-Jul-2013 0000 00000 00000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
Imagine 18-Jul-2010 00 000000000000000 00.000 Completed
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MAC Telecom 01-Apr-2008 000000000000000000 Completed
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IntraISP 21-Jun-2007 000000000000000000 00.00 Completed
  • 000000000
NextNet Wireless 01-Jun-2004 Merger/Acquisition Completed
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ClearWire FAQs

  • When was ClearWire founded?

    ClearWire was founded in 1998.

  • Where is ClearWire headquartered?

    ClearWire is headquartered in Bellevue, WA.

  • What is the size of ClearWire?

    ClearWire has 952 total employees.

  • What industry is ClearWire in?

    ClearWire’s primary industry is Internet Service Providers.

  • Is ClearWire a private or public company?

    ClearWire is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of ClearWire?

    The current valuation of ClearWire is 00.000.

  • What is ClearWire’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for ClearWire is 00000.

  • How much funding has ClearWire raised over time?

    ClearWire has raised $11.4B.

  • Who are ClearWire’s investors?

    Alphabet, Bright House Network, Catalyst Investors, Chesapeake Partners Management Co, and Comcast are 5 of 25 investors who have invested in ClearWire.

  • Who are ClearWire’s competitors?

    Lumen Technologies and FreedomPop are competitors of ClearWire.

  • When was ClearWire acquired?

    ClearWire was acquired on 09-Jul-2013.

  • Who acquired ClearWire?

    ClearWire was acquired by Sprint.

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