The FCC has released the names of the 266 contenders for the 700 MHz auction set to take place on Jan. 24, 2008. So far, the FCC has approved the applications for 96 bidders, while the remaining 170
According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, some of Leap Wireless' shareholders are not happy with how the carrier rebuffed MetroPCS' $5 billion acquisition offer. Leap said that MetroPCS'
Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â Small operator death knellÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â Over the past few months we've seen a flurry of operator acquisitions. Some were quite small such as
Flat-rate wireless carrier Leap has reported a wider-than-expected third-quarter net loss because of higher interest and tax expenses from a change in accounting methods. The carrier had to delay
DEALSWHOWITHWHATSCOOPMetroPCSAlcatel-LucentMetroPCS has inked a deal with Alcatel-Lucent to build-out its network in major metropolitan areas with CDMA2000 technology.The
Leap Wireless agreed to pay $30 million for the wireless assets of Hargray Wireless, including its 15 MHz wireless spectrum license, its network and most of its subscriber base. The acquisition will
Mere months after Leap Wireless CFO Amin Khalifa resigned, the company announced today that it would restate financial results for fiscal years 2004 through 2006 to fix errors in its reported service
According to a report in the WSJ, MetroPCS has pulled its proposal to acquire Leap Wireless because it said Leap has been unwilling to negotiate.
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MetroPCS thrives with its flat-fee, no contract, all-you-can-eat wireless service plans that cost between $30 and $50 per month. The company, which just launched its ninth market in Los Angeles,