Nextlink Touts European Deal, New Investment

Alleven, Monica
May 2000
Wireless Week;05/29/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 22, p14
Trade Publication
Reports on the multiple European fiber optic networks purchased by Nextlink Communications Inc. from Level 3 Communications for its wireless and wired communication expansion plans. Factor that contributes to the value depreciation of Nextlink's shares; Investment made by Forstmann Little & Co. to Nextlink; Plans of Nextlink to deploy broadband wireless networks in the United States market; Components of Nextlink's strategy.


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