Cingular Spends $41B on AT&T Wireless

February 2004
Electronic News;2/23/2004, Vol. 50 Issue 8, pN.PAG
Trade Publication
Reports on the amount tendered by Cingular Wireless LLC to acquire AT&T Wireless. Estimated global system for mobile communication customers of the combined company; Bids of Cingular and Vodafone for the company; Terms under the agreement approved by Cingular.


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