Nextel Launches Direct Connect Travel Feature
Jan 13, 2003, 12:47 PM by (staff)
Nextel today announced the availability of the first phase of its Nationwide Direct Connect™ service in a number of major markets. The service is now available in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Southern California, Southern Nevada, Maryland, Virginia, the District of Columbia, Florida, Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, Delaware, and Pennsylvania. Nextel users traveling between any of the hundreds of cities within these markets will be able to use Direct Connect with people who reside in the market to which they have traveled. Additionally, Nextel subscribers will be able to use the Direct Connect feature with other Nextel subscribers who have traveled with them.
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