Spinning Toward Consolidation
- Competitive Edge. Gohring, Nancy // Interactive Week;5/7/2001, Vol. 8 Issue 18, p60
Discusses the result of the consolidation in the wireless communication market in the United States (U.S.). Outcome of the failure of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission entrepreneurs' auction; Significance of the consolidation trend.
- LETTET FROM THE EDITIOR. Engebretson, Joan // Telephony;Sep2008 Independent Supplement, p5
The author comments on the issues raised by the Rural Cellular Association (RCA) to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The issues include RCA's protest on exclusive handset deals, on automatic roaming and on the range covered by a wireless carrier in a certain market. She focuses...
- A different type of consolidation. Levine, Shira // America's Network;1/15/2004, Vol. 108 Issue 1, p24
Focuses on the impact of the vote of the U.S. Federal Communication Commission to repeal the wireless spectrum cap on the telecommunication industry. Battle against the implementation of local number portability; Consolidation in the telecom industry; Mobile substitution for wireline services.
- Nearly a decade later, PCS auctions invoke wrath, praise. Meyer, Dan // RCR Wireless News;3/22/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 12, p3
Reports on an auction of a spectrum in the 1.9 gigahertz band by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission. Importance of the auction to the wireless industry according to some observers; Company acquired by Cingular Wireless LLC.
- Powell s wireless legacy. O'Shea, Dan // Wireless Review;Feb2005, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p8
Provides information on the legacy that Michael Powell, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, will leave behind upon his resignation on March 2005. Years served by Powell as chairman; Acquisition led by Powell, which is considered as the largest merger in the history of the...
- Done deals. Silva, Jeffrey; Winter, Allie // RCR Wireless News;11/10/2008, Vol. 27 Issue 36, p1
The article reports that the U.S. Federal Communications Commission has approved of Verizon's acquisition of Alltel Communications LLC and the merger of Sprint Nextel Corp. and Clearwire Corp.'s WiMAX operations. It is stated that this could lead to private auction of more than 100 wireless...
- Wireless under the Dems to bring change. Silva, Jeffrey // RCR Wireless News;11/10/2008, Vol. 27 Issue 36, p1
The article discusses how the wireless industry in the U.S. is coming under the control of Democrats after the approval of two major telecommunication deals by federal regulators. Senior Democrat Michael Copps and fellow Democratic commissioner Jonathan Adelstein have criticized the U.S. Federal...
- Look(ing) out for No. 1. Meyer, Dan // RCR Wireless News;11/10/2008, Vol. 27 Issue 36, p10
The article presents the author's views on the impact of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) approval of Verizon Wireless' acquisition of Alltel Communications LLC on the wireless industry in the U.S. According to the author, the combined VZW/Alltel will be the industry's No. 1...
- Small Carriers Deal with Change. Rockwell, Mark // Wireless Week;5/1/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 10, p10
Looks at the possible impact of the merger of wireless communication companies Sprint and Nextel Communications on smaller wireless carriers. Effect of the merger on roaming for interconnected voice and other digital dispatch services; Information on the annual commercial mobile radio services...