NGT Counts 15,000 End-User Licenses

VoIP wholesaler New Global Telecom (NGT) says it has doubled the number of 6DegreesIP end-user licenses to 15,000 as of the close of the first quarter. The company expects that number to grow to at least 60,000 by the end of this year. Our accelerating growth coincides with the explosion in VoIP market adoption, says […]

Regulators Clear Verizon Wireless Purchase of NextWave Licenses

The FCC has approved Verizon Wireless $3 billion agreement to acquire licenses in 23 markets from NextWave Telecom Inc., according to national media reports. Verizon Wireless, the second largest U.S. wireless carrier, is acquiring licenses in such big cities as Boston, Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C., as well as smaller markets, including Portland, […]

News Briefs

Verizon Wireless announced in early November an agreement to acquire all the PCS spectrum licenses of would-be carrier’s carrier NextWave Telecom Inc. in 23 markets for $3 billion. The 10 and 20MHz licenses will be acquired through the purchase of NextWave Telecom following the completion of its bankruptcy reorganization, according to Verizon Wireless, the joint […]


– MCI marked a fresh start as it emerged April 20 from the biggest bankruptcy case in U.S. history. The No. 2 longdistance phone company declared bankruptcy two years ago, disclosing about $11 billion in accounting fraud. The company has replaced its board of directors and management team and implemented several ethical policies aimed to […]

Cingular Seeks toBuy NextWave Licenses

Posted: 10/2003 Cingular Seeks to Buy NextWave Licenses By Josh Long Cingular Wireless, the second largest U.S. wireless carrier, has agreed to pay would-be carriers carrier NextWave Telecom Inc. $1.4 billion for spectrum licenses to provide service in 34 markets. Atlanta-based Cingular says the licenses primarily cover territories where the wireless carrier provides voice and […]

Carrier Channel: What’s Next for NextWave?

Posted: 3/2003 What’s Next for NextWave? By Khali Henderson In late January, the U.S. Supreme Court ended five years of uncertainty and litigation as it ruled the FCC did not have authority to revoke the wireless licenses of NextWave Telecom Inc. because bankruptcy court law protected the company. The decision may have answered questions about […]

News Briefs: SBC, Williams Communications Wrangle Over Master Agreement

Posted: 10/2002 News Briefs SBC, Williams Communications Wrangle Over Master Agreement — Josh Long AS IT WAS ON PACE to emerge from bankruptcy, Williams Communications Inc. found its largest customer, SBC Communications Inc., was seeking the legal authority to terminate or alter a Master Alliance Agreement. The modification or dissolution of the agreement would give […]

Wholesale Channel:   NextWave Settlement Remains in Limbo

Posted: 2/2002 Wholesale Channel NextWave Settlement Remains in Limbo By Kim Sunderland Mobile telephone companies want a resolution to the lengthy dispute over wireless licenses held by bankrupt NextWave Telecom Inc., just as further involvement by Congress and now the U.S. Supreme Court becomes a heavier cloud hanging in an already overcast sky. “Industry players […]

Wholesale Channel

Posted: 1/2002 Wholesale Channel OSS Advances Preserve Promise of UNE-P Choose Your Web Hosting Wholesaler Well New PaeTec Partner Targets Resellers NextWave, FCC Settle Dispute Over PCS Licenses NEWS BRIEFS

Wholesale Channel: NextWave, FCC Settle Dispute Over PCS Licenses

Posted: 1/2002 Wholesale Channel NextWave, FCC Settle Dispute Over PCS Licenses By Khali HendersonNextWave Telecom Inc. announced Nov. 16 it had reached an agreement with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and numerous wireless service providers to resolve a long-standing dispute over PCS licenses the would-be carrier’s carrier held. The […]

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