Regional Carriers Strike New Roaming Pacts

McCall, Margo
May 2002
Wireless Week;5/13/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 19, p4
Trade Publication
Reports on the use of roaming agreements and new plan offerings by regional carriers in the U.S. to counter concerns that they may be incompetent for national operators. Extension of the time division multiple access roaming agreement by Dobson Communications Corp.; Expiration of the roaming agreement between Triton PCS and Cingular; Terms of the agreement between Western Wireless with Cingular and Verizon Wireless; Importance of roaming agreements to regional carriers.


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