Metrocall Vies For PageNet

Vaughan, Allyson
July 2000
Wireless Week;07/24/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 30, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the bid of Metrocall Inc. to acquire PageNet despite the merger talks between PageNet and Arch Communications Group Inc. Value of Metrocall's bid; Decision of the United States Federal Communications Commission on the Arch-PageNet deal; Financial problems of PageNet.


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