Phone Scoop

printed July 3, 2015
See this page online at:

Home  ›  News  ›

AT&T to Buy Regional Carrier In Iowa

Article Comments  2  

Jul 29, 2013, 11:54 AM   by Eric M. Zeman   @phonescooper

AT&T and Long Lines recently announced that AT&T has agreed to acquire the regional operator for an undisclosed sum. Long Lines operates wireless and wireline networks in Iowa. AT&T will acquire the spectrum, assets, and customers of Long Lines' wireless business. It has also agreed to lease fiber-based backhaul transport from Long Lines, but AT&T will not be purchasing the wireline business itself. Long Lines owns spectrum licenses in the 700MHz, AWS, and PCS bands across Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, and North and South Dakota. The companies expect the transaction to close by the end of the year. Earlier this month, AT&T announced plans to purchase Cricket Wireless, as it continues to seek ways to increase its spectrum holding.

more info at Fierce Wireless »



Forum Options

This forum is closed.

Subject Author Date
This is ridiculous Jarahawk Jul 29, 2013, 10:29 PM
Page  1  of 1

This forum is closed.

Subscribe to Phone Scoop News with RSS Follow @phonescoop on Twitter Phone Scoop on Facebook Subscribe to Phone Scoop on YouTube Follow on Instagram


All content Copyright 2001-2015 Phone Factor, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
Content on this site may not be copied or republished without formal permission.