Western Wireless' Irish Unit Faces Challenges, Opportunity

Gohring, Nancy
April 2005
Wireless Week;4/15/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 9, p10
Trade Publication
Discusses the condition of the operations of Meteor, subsidiary of Western Wireless International (WWI) that offers mobile telephone service in Ireland, as of April 2005. Reason behind the decision of the company not to offer third generation mobile telephone technology; Implications of the acquisition of WWI by Alltel for the operations of Meteor; Market penetration of Meteor in the country.


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