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'Bundling' boosts business

Instead of offering just wireless phone service, or just long-distance service, or just local...that made its name known nationally by offering wireless phone service in the past two decades, is betting millions on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/23/bus_280592.shtml
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Earn Free Wireless

...has a new loyalty program that rewards frequent shoppers with free wireless service using the company's own wireless phone service, i-wireless.The Free Minutes rewards program enables customers to earn free airtime on their i-wireless...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/latina-emerson/2009-12-16/earn-fr
Copper phone lines being phased out

...Maguire says.If New York and New Jersey refuse to give permanent permission for the switch from landline to wireless phone service, Verizon could be forced to rebuild the phone network on Fire Island and in Mantoloking. Unlike cable and wireless...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-07-08/copper-phone-lines-being-p
Wireless phone service amounts to 'cell hell'

YONKERS, N.Y. -- Nearly a third of cell phone customers surveyed are seriously considering switching companies because of poor service, but there's no easy way to figure out which plans are best, Consumer Reports magazine said.\r\n

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/13/bus_364015.shtml
Business
SunCom to offer digital wireless phone service

...Mill. So far, four companies -- Alltel, BellSouth Mobility DCS, Cellular One and Powertel -- are offering wireless phone service. Two other companies -- Triton PCS, operating under the name SunCom, and AirGate Wireless, an affiliate of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/09/bus_249638.shtml
Business
A new space race: Companies want to be first to use satellites for worldwide wireless phone service

Finally, they had liftoff. After four months of delays, a McDonnell Douglas Delta II rocket roared upward from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on May 5, carrying five commercial satellites and dreams of a new era in communications. The 1,500-pound satellites are the first of 66 scheduled to be flung into orbit to create a manmade constellation called the Iridium satellite network. Its ambitious goal: to make wireless phone calls available from any spot on the globe with a small handheld phone.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/06/08/tec_209597.shtml
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Sprint announces plans to expand local phone service

...Sprint said it will immediately begin offering bundled calling plans that include local, long-distance and wireless phone service in selected markets in 36 states and the District of Columbia. Sprint currently offers local phone service to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/28/bus_386516.shtml
Business
Business briefs

...per share, in the same quarter a year earlier. The Atlanta-based telecommunications company credited strong wireless phone service demand overseas and continued sales growth from Internet-related products. Firm fined for alleged price-fixing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/25/bus_280770.shtml
Business
Spring forward early

...VCRs and programmable thermostats should be changed. - Check billing on services that have peak hours, such as wireless phone service, to make sure you haven't been overcharged by mistake. - Justin Boron, staff writer

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/09/met_119557.shtml
Metro
Giving gifts should take thought, not just dollars

...Kroger has a new loyalty program that rewards frequent shoppers with free wireless service using the company's wireless phone service, i-wireless. The Free Minutes rewards program enables customers to earn free air time on their i-wireless...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2009-12-20/giving-gift
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