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Powertel Inc. sales soar in first quarter

Powertel Inc., a West Point, Ga.-based wireless...Smith said on a conference call Thursday. Powertel ended the first quarter on March 31 with...in the first three months of the year. Powertel serves 34 cities, including Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/28/bus_289287.shtml
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Investment to expand Powertel

...125 million in Westpoint, Ga.-based Powertel Inc. to help it expand into new markets. Sonera will increase its ownership of Powertel from 9.1 percent to 11.8 percent...and joint ventures with 14 countries. Powertel, in turn, will invest $125 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/06/01/bus_289810.shtml
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Powertel offering new service

Powertel Inc. a wireless personal communications...numeric and text paging, in one phone. Powertel, based in West Point, Ga., has a coverage...metropolitan area by the end of the year. Powertel has opened retail stores at 596 Bobby...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/23/biz_216399.shtml
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Georgia-based company paying refunds

SAVANNAH -- Powertel wireless telephone company acknowledged...filed a class-action lawsuit against Powertel after one of its employees suspected...was billing her too much for taxes. Powertel officials said they became aware of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/17/bus_231076.shtml
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Companies offer digital phone service

...opens its Augusta office Friday, and Powertel market the same phones and services...according to Chip Steward, vice president of Powertel's Atlanta public-relations firm...subscriber in 1996 was $42, according to Powertel. That's the potential that leads both...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/20/biz_217763.shtml
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Additional business news

...eligible to vote. Finns buy share of Powertel Sonera Ltd., a Finnish telecommunications...ownership in West Point, Ga.-based Powertel Inc. wireless communication provider...agreed to purchase 100,000 shares of Powertel's stock that originally were purchased...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/21/bus_268302.shtml
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Overtime: Horner set for area youth baseball clinic

...League players as they conduct a free Powertel Legends for Youth baseball clinic for...July 24. The clinic, sponsored by Powertel, will be held from 9 a.m. to noon...and continues until July 17 at any Powertel location in the metro Augusta area...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/23/oth_264274.shtml
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On the move

Richard J. Ward of Powertel, Inc. has been named manager of the company's new retail store in the Daniel Village Shopping Center. Andrew M. Magruder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/14/bus_230849.shtml
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River race avoiding funds from taxpayers

...Thursday. Three major corporations are bankrolling the 1998 event, and a third may join. Jones Intercable, A&B Bottlers and Powertel will sponsor the race May 15-17. A local television station may sign on as a sponsor, but that's still in the works...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/20/met_222833.shtml
Metro
Wireless competition is growing

...happens, there will be six providers of digital and cellular phone service in the Augusta area -- ALLTEL, Cellular One, Powertel, BellSouth Mobility DMS, Triton PCS and Sprint. And prices for service could really plummet. "Studies have shown the more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/13/bus_230782.shtml
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