Fort Lee, N.J. - Prepaid cellular-service provider
will add 4G wireless-broadband service under a reselling agreement with Clearwire, whose 4G wireless-data service is currently resold by Sprint, Best Buy and select cable operators.
Locus's 4G prepaid data service will be available sometime later this year.
Locus, which offers prepaid service on GSM and CDMA phones, also sells long-distance calling cards. It boasts more than 300,000 wireless customers and calls itself one of the largest prepaid wireless MVNOs in the United States. The company's prepaid wireless and calling card products are available in more than 70,000 locations nationwide.
Clearwire's network offers average mobile download speeds of 3Mbps to 6Mbps with bursts of more than 10Mbps. Clearwire's 4G network is currently available in 71 cities with a population of about 120 million people.