Carousel Joins Palo Alto Networks Channel Program

Effectively immediately, the entire Palo Alto Networks portfolio of enterprise security offerings – combined with Carousel Industries’ managed security services offerings – will be available to Carousel’s customer base.


IF YOU ARE LIKE ME AND youve been in the telecom industry a long time, you might remember NextWave Telecom, one of the winners of the C-Block PCS auctions back in 1997. I followed them pretty closely for a number of years because they had a very interesting model they wanted to be a wireless […]

Verizon Wireless Completes NextWave License Transaction

Verizon Wireless and NextWave Telecom Inc. said today they have completed the transaction, originally announced in November, for Verizon Wireless to purchase all of NextWave’s PCS spectrum licenses. The deal covers 23 markets around the country and is worth $3 billion. The 10 and 20MHz licenses, in the 1.9GHz PCS frequency range, pass over a […]

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 […]

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