Verizon Buys Network To Cover West Virginia
Dec 1, 2006, 3:34 PM by (staff)
Verizon today closed a deal to purchase West Virginia Wireless for an undisclosed amount. WV Wireless covers the major population centers of the state with a GSM network including Charleston, Huntington and other towns. If the deal is approved by regulators, Verizon will build a CDMA network to replace current coverage. The deal is expected to close in the first quarter of 2007.
T-Mobile Trying to Block AT&T's 700 MHz Purchase
T-Mobile has filed a petition with the FCC in an attempt to prevent AT&T from purchasing select 700 MHz spectrum licenses. AT&T filed a request to transfer the licenses, which cover portions of Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia, last month.
Verizon and T-Mobile Agree to $173M Spectrum Swap
Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile have agreed to exchange AWS-1 and PCS spectrum in dozens of markets around the country in a deal valued at $173 million. The spectrum in question covers portions of Arkansas, California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, and Virginia.
Verizon Picks Up XO's Fiber Network to Beef Up Backhaul
Verizon Communications today said it has agreed to acquire XO Communications' fiber business for $1.8 billion. The deal, says Verizon, will help it serve its enterprise and wholesale customers, as well as allow Verizon to further densify its cellular network.
US Cellular to Boost LTE Footprint with 600 More Sites
U.S. Cellular recently talked about plans to expand the availability of its LTE 4G network from 94% of customers today to 98% of customers by the end of the year.
West Virginians use cell phones?
West Virginia is not exactly South Dakota or Wyoming now. They do have close to 2 million population.
Why are people so ignorant?
What Does This Do For Marshall University...
Also on the WV bashing, at least they knew West Virginia was a state because we must compliment them for that!!!!!!!!