Phone Scoop

printed August 23, 2014
See this page online at:
http://www.phonescoop.com/carriers/forum.php?fm=m&ff=12&fi=3103641

Home  ›  Carriers  ›

U.S. Cellular

Info & Phones News Reviews › Forum  

Back to message list

Replying to:  Buyout/Merger????? by panasonic   Apr 10, 2012, 1:35 PM

Re: Buyout/Merger?????

by maxymax    Apr 11, 2012, 11:11 PM

Many have said "buyout/merger" for years and it just doesn't happen. At a time in the mid 2000s when companies were getting bought out left and right, US Cellular remained. However, now they've pigeonholed themselves. They aren't of any significant value now to be taken over. Maybe Sprint or Metro PCS might find some use, but the big guys don't need them. USCC might be more open to a buyout now due to losing customers. The company is showing signs of something coming down the line. Cutting commissions (to have more operating revenue?), firing or running out tenured employees (to not pay severance packages?), being numbers driven at work (to have good operating metrics for a potential buyer?). The company is acting desperate in demanding their reps get sales at all costs. In reflecting back on the company, it will be realized that the biggest reason for the company losing customers was their lacking phone selection. Sub par phones seem to be the norm and the company is blind to this fact. Many non customers reference the bad phone selection and behind the times technology as their reason for not being customers. It takes money to make money. It takes money to buy the phones people want and it will pay off. However, in this case, I think it's too late.

Report to moderator

Replies


Reply You must log in to reply.

Back to message list

‹ all carrier forums

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

 

All content Copyright 2001-2014 Phone Factor, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
Content on this site may not be copied or republished without formal permission.
2