Leap: In Need Of Strong Crutch

McCall, Margo
September 2002
Wireless Week;9/16/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 33, p1
Trade Publication
Focuses on the financial restructuring efforts of Leap Wireless International Incorporated. Worth of the company's debt; Series of problems faced by the company; Implication of a Leap bankruptcy for the wireless communications industry; Outlook of analyst Bill Benton on the prospect facing the company.


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