Companies Down In `99
- Conxus launches Pocketalk service in Philadelphia. // RCR;06/22/98, Vol. 17 Issue 25, p15
Announces that Conxus Communications Incorporated's Pocketalk voice paging service is expected to be available in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by June 25, 1998. Details on the Pocketalk; Comments from Bill DeKay, president of Conxus; Other states Pocketalk is available in.
- Flexing your voice. Chaffee, Maggie; Reeves, Betsy // Wireless Review;05/01/98, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p14
Reports on the launching of Pocketalk, a wireles messaging device, by Conxus company in the Greater Los Angeles metro area. Purpose of the device; Another company which is taking advantge of messaging services.
- Airadigm in Recovery, but Where Are Its Licenses? Martinek, Marcia // Wireless Review;9/15/2001, Vol. 18 Issue 18, p6
Focuses on the corporate reorganization at Airadigm Communications under chief executive officer Bob Gale. Decision to file for bankruptcy protection; Amount received by creditors upon the approval of the reorganization plan; Increase in number of subscribers; Concerns on the absence of...
- Caring For Customers In A Global Marketplace. Grambs, Peter; Zerbib, Patrick // Satellite Communications;Oct98, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p24
Focuses on Iridium's communications service center. Remarks from Mark Gercenstein, vice president of operations for Iridium; Wireless services being offered by the company; Recruitment of management consultants from Booz-Allen & Hamilton; Business principles of the company.
- Iridium sends five satellites into low orbit. // Telephony;11/16/98, Vol. 235 Issue 20, p66
Reports on Iridium's launch of five satellites into low orbit as part of its 66-satellite wireless telecommunication network.
- Into thin air. Quinton, Brian // Telephony;03/20/2000, Vol. 238 Issue 12, p12
Reports that wireless satellite voice carrier Iridium told a United States bankruptcy court that it would submit a plan for dismantling its wireless network if it did not find a buyer by March 17, 2000. Implication of the closure on Iridium customers; Effects of the closure on its satellites;...
- Is the Sky Falling? Mason, Charles // America's Network;Aug99 Supplement, Vol. 103 Issue 12, p35
Focuses on the wireless communications service, Iridium Inc. Background on the Iridium system; Financial troubles faced by the company; Comments from John Richardson, chief executive officer of Iridium.
- Satellite sales leads to begging. Rohde, David // Network World;03/08/99, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p28
Discusses the pricing of satellite telephony vendor Iridium. Problems with the company's price-point strategy; Difficulty in obtaining information on the telephone units on the company's web site.
- Iridium mess: Fallout for Motorola. Rose, Barbara // Crain's Chicago Business;05/10/99, Vol. 22 Issue 19, p1
Reports that the Iridium global wireless communications network is both an engineering feat and a potential financial disaster for Motorola Inc. Equity stake in Iridium written off by Motorola; Iridium's renegotiation of its agreements with bank lenders; Gross profits set aside by Motorola to...