Why Mass Consolidation Won't Happen This Year

Wickham, Rhonda
February 2004
Wireless Week;2/15/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p4
Trade Publication
Offers views on mass consolidation in the U.S. wireless communication industry. Opinion on the merger of AT&T Wireless Services Inc. and Cingular Wireless LLC; Probable impact of the consolidation of Vodafone Group PLC and Verizon Inc.; Plans of Sprint PCS' wireless division for its customer service activities.


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