Market Madness Hinders Wireless Consolidation

McCall, Margo
April 2001
Wireless Week;04/09/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 15, p15
Trade Publication
Reports that low valuations and lack of financing may hinder consolidations in the wireless industry of the United States in 2001. Companies that terminated plans for initial public offerings; Stance of Sprint PCS on the consolidation issue; Affiliates of Sprint that have potential for consolidation.


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