At the International CTIA WIRELESS 2010 show, Clearwire Communications has announced new details about the company’s planned expansion of its 4G mobile broadband network in 2010.

Clearwire currently provides 4G service in 27 markets across the United States. The company expects to cover up to 120 million people by the end of 2010.

The company previously indicated that some of its new 4G markets scheduled to launch in 2010 include: New York City, Houston, Boston, Washington, D.C., Kansas City, Denver, Minneapolis, and the San Francisco Bay Area.

Today, Clearwire disclosed some additional cities where it plans to launch 4G service in 2010, including: Los Angeles, Miami, St. Louis, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Salt Lake City.

As previously announced, Clearwire will launch service in Houston in the coming weeks and the majority of the new 4G markets will launch toward the end of the year.

Clearwire also announced today that it has embarked on a series of new 4G network initiatives to deliver faster service to end users, increase its microwave backhaul capacity and improve the energy efficiency of its thousands of base stations across the United States.

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