The blackberry 4G Playbook Tablet, that was promised to come by January in the Sprint network, would no longer be coming in the said network, revealed Sprint.
For now, the tablet comes with a Wi-Fi version only and customers could connect that device to a Wi-Fi hotspot that uses Wi-Max like Mi-fi. Concerned authorities also made clear that the decision they had taken is declared after consulting operator as well.
RIM said they would now concentrate on LTE, a 4G technology which has more mass acceptance than Wi-Max and they would also be more benefitted with it.
In February, they announced that the company would make Playbooks that would run on LTE and HSPA+ and would also use the technology that combines both T-Mobile and AT&T.
They further asserted, "Testing of BlackBerry 4G Playbook models is already underway and we plan to enter labs for network certifications in the U. S. and other international markets this fall”.
It is said that RIM would launch these tablets in the second half of this year.
But for 4G Playbook, authorities has apologized the people for any inconvenience they witnessed due to their decision.