Leaping (Deliberately) Out Of Bankruptcy

Smith, Brad
November 2004
Wireless Week;11/1/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 22, p16
Trade Publication
Discusses the business plans of Leap Wireless International after its emergence from Chapter 11 bankruptcy in August 2004. Management changes; Plan of Leap CEO Bill Freeman for the company's service; Debt load of the company.


Related Articles

  • Leap hopes bankruptcy brings viability. Meyer, Dan // RCR Wireless News;4/21/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 16, p7 

    Reports on the Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection filed by Leap Wireless International Inc. in the U.S. in April 2003. Total amount of the company's debt; Increase in the net losses of Leap in 2002; Business plan of the company to operate profitability.

  • Leap reorg progresses, carrier to quit N.C. town. Meyer, Dan // RCR Wireless News;8/11/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 32, p12 

    Reports on the progress of the reorganization plan of Leap Wireless International Inc. Process of soliciting votes from creditors to confirm the reorganization; Reduction of the company's debt; Decision to shut down its service in Hickory, North Carolina.

  • Court approves Leap's bankruptcy plan. Silva, Jeffrey // RCR Wireless News;10/27/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 43, p14 

    Reports that the bankruptcy plan of Leap Wireless International Inc. was approved by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of California. Highlights of the plan; Long-term debt of the company.

  • The Flat-Fee Proposition. Marek, Sue // Wireless Week;2/15/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p16 

    Focuses on the business plans and strategies of Leap Wireless International Inc. to recover from its debt load and bankruptcy filing. Flat monthly rate it offered to subscribers with unlimited local calling; Factors that contribute to the bankruptcy of the company; Services that it plan to...

  • Leap Revises Plan to Seek New Licenses. Graves, Brad // San Diego Business Journal;6/3/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 22, p20 

    Reports the changes of the licensing plan of Leap Wireless International Inc. in San Diego, California. Delay of the 700 megahertz auction of the Federal Communications Commission; Alteration of the business focus.

  • Leap Wireless Seeks Cash Infusion.  // San Diego Business Journal;5/27/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 21, p8 

    Reports the plan of Leap Wireless International to procure additional financing by December 2003 with its indebtedness in San Diego, California. Terms in the agreement of Leap with its creditors; Stock market performance of Leap; Overview on the advertising campaign of the company.

  • Bankruptcy Costs Continue to Mount for Leap Wireless. Allen, Mike // San Diego Business Journal;11/24/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 47, p3 

    Reports on the legal fees and financial costs associated with the bankruptcy of Leap Wireless International Inc. in San Diego, California. Expenses for legal, accounting and professional services for the bankruptcy; Implementation of the corporate reorganization plan; Terms of the confirmed...

  • Leap looks to lighten load. Meyer, Dan // RCR Wireless News;9/2/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 35, p1 

    Reports on the hiring of UBS Warburg by Leap Wireless International Inc. to help it explore new sources of financing and restructuring of its debt. Total debt of Leap as of September 2002; Outlook of the company on its business operations; List of companies with investments in Leap.

  • It's A Leap Year For Cricket Service. Palenchar, Joseph // TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics;11/06/2000, Vol. 15 Issue 25, p38 

    Focuses on the wireless landline-replacement service expansion of Leap Wireless company in San Diego, California. Market share expected by the company; Efforts to refine and perfect the cost structure for wireless delivery service; Overview of the expansion plan.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics