Nextlink bets the farm on wireless

Pappalardo, Denise
January 1999
Network World;01/25/99, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p33
Trade Publication
Reports on Nextlink Communications' investment in local multipoint distribution services (LMDS) designed to offer customers a variety of wireless voice and data services. Acquisition of WNP Communications which has LMDS licenses in several metropolitan areas; Total amount to be paid to the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for LMDS licenses of WNP; Acquisition of Nextel's interest in Nextband.


Related Articles

  • Small moves. Meyers, Jason // Telephony;03/20/2000, Vol. 238 Issue 12, p9 

    Deals with Nextlink Communications' decision to develop its broadband wireless telecommunications using the Reunion system from Nortel Networks. Significance of Nextlink's local multipoint distribution service spectrum; Speculations about the absence of Nortel's time-division multiple access...

  • Nextlink to go the last mile in OC. Mason, Mike // Orange County Business Journal;07/26/99, Vol. 22 Issue 30, p1 

    Reports on the decision of Nextlink Communications LLC to use Orange County, California as the launching point for its venture into fixed wireless technology. Company's projected use of the wireless system; Nextlink as the largest owner of Local Multipoint Distribution Service (LMDS) spectrum...

  • Nextlink begins wireless test in L.A.  // RCR;09/20/99, Vol. 18 Issue 38, p82 

    Reports that Nextlink Communications Inc. has begun a field test of its broadband wireless technology in Los Angeles, California.

  • Flying high. Meyers, Jason // Telephony;03/13/2000, Vol. 238 Issue 11, p30 

    Presents information on Nextlink Communications, part of the communications collective of Craig McCaw. Background of Nextlink; Overview of the company's technology, management and finance; Formula behind the broadband wireless access project of the company. INSET: Change management.

  • Nextlink kicks off spectrum clearinghouse. Fitchard, Kevin // Telephony;4/28/2008, p5 

    The article reports on the launch of LMDSXchange by Nextlink Communications Inc. It is the online clearinghouse of the company and for other operators' local multipoint distribution services licenses. Product management director Scott Good disclosed that they are trying to unite spectrum holders...

  • Nextlink takes stake in HighSpeed.  // RCR;11/22/99, Vol. 18 Issue 47, p7 

    Informs on a partnership between NextLink Communications Inc. and HighSpeed.com LLC in which NextLink will pay HighSpeed.com in exchange for a 15-percent equity position and 300 megahertz of LMDS broadband wireless spectrum in Denver.

  • Nextlink selects Nortel BWA solution. Smith, Hilary // RCR;03/20/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p41 

    Reports that Nextlink Communications Inc. has selected Nortel Networks' Reunion ATM-based point-to-point Frequency Division Multiple Access and Time Division Multiple Access solution. Jumpstarting of Nextlink's national broadband network; Terms of agreement.

  • Nextlink Rises From The Ashes.  // TelecomWeb News Digest;4/24/2006, p5 

    The article reports on the plan of XO Holdings to launch its Nextlink subsidiary to provide broadband wireless services for communication service providers and government buyers in the U.S. Nextlink has chosen Hughes Network Systems as its wireless equipment supplier which is starting its...

  • Mission: Applications. Meyers, Jason // Telephony;06/05/2000, Vol. 238 Issue 23, p88 

    Deals with the move of communications carriers using broadband wireless for access toward an application service provider (ASP) model. ASP in the applications of a business; Similarities in the ASP approaches of Nextlink Communications and Winstar; ASP business model of Advanced Radio Telecom.


Read the Article


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

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics