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Sprint Snaps Up Affiliate

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Jun 13, 2007, 11:01 AM   by (staff)

Today Sprint acquired Northern PCS Services, one of its affiliate partners, for $312.5 million. Northern PCS is based in Minnesota and provides Sprint services to certain markets in Minnesota, North Dakota, Wisconsin and Iowa. Sprint will assume a portion of Northern's debt. The acquisition should close in the third quarter of this year.



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Jun 13, 2007, 2:40 PM

Nextel18, where are you?

paddyoc said:

Are we actually relying on Nextel18 for insight?
I am here, whats up? Well this is a great acquisition by Sprint because it gets rid of another affiliate, which will allow a seamless transition but more importantly revenue increase, customer ownership, and synergies.
Sprint should continue to do t...

Jun 15, 2007, 12:46 AM

What does this mean?

Can any other employee of an ex affiliate give me an insight as to what major changes will take place? I anticipated this change, although maybe not so soon. What are the primary things that change when you become part of Sprint Nextel?

Jun 13, 2007, 11:56 AM

Acquiring network and customers?

If so, how many customers are they gaining?
Doesn't matter because when they do the count of "Sprint" customers affiliate numbers are included.
167,000 direct wireless subscribers and 69,000 reseller subscribers
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