Refine Search

  •  
  •  
Iliad of France makes surprise bid for majority of T-Mobile US, challenging Sprint's overtures

...it started offering cellphone service as well.Iliad has 5.7 million broadband subscribers and 8.6 million wireless subscribers.Earlier Thursday, T-Mobile said its strong streak of customer recruitment continued in the second quarter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-31/iliad-france-makes-surpris
Giving gifts should take thought, not just dollars

...reduce their wireless phone bills Unlimited Talk and Unlimited Talk and Text plans start at $40 and $50, but i-wireless subscribers can earn a $1 discount toward their next monthly service fee for every $100 spent on qualifying purchases. Customers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2009-12-20/giving-gift
Local Business | Business
Cell phones aid in solving crime

...cases. Cell phone use is becoming increasingly prevalent. As of June 2008, there were more than 262 million wireless subscribers in the U.S., an increase of about 68 million since June 2005, according to the Cellular Telecommunications...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/12/met_507344.shtml
Metro
Employees enjoy more than typical amenities

...there were 600 potential cities it considered. T-Mobile has 15,000 employees nationally, serving 25 million wireless subscribers. Augusta's call center is the company's 21st. The company is in a long-term lease for the facility at Wheeler...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2007-11-14/employees-e
Local Business | Business
Analog phones to lose signal

...model General Motors vehicles, or older, will no longer have OnStar roadside assistance. Only one in 200 Verizon Wireless subscribers even has an analog-only phone, the company told the FCC. In Augusta, Verizon officials said they will turn...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2007-10-05/analog-phon
Local Business | Business
AT&T profit soars

...acquisition of BellSouth Corp. but also boosted by new wireless subscribers and better sales to large business customers...cents per share in the previous year's quarter. Wireless subscribers rose by 1.5 million to 63.7 million, AT...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/25/bus_137021.shtml
Business
ABC to distribute BBC News reports

...deal. Under the arrangement, ABC is the exclusive distributor of BBC News on-demand footage for broadband and wireless subscribers in the United States and Canada. The BBC said it is the first deal of its kind. "ABC News and the BBC share...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/10/tel_41353.shtml
Television
Sprint acquiring Nextel in $35 billion deal

...are constantly dropping. The merger, if approved, would create a company called Sprint Nextel with 35 million wireless subscribers and a combined $40 billion in annual revenue, cementing Sprint's spot as the country's third largest wireless...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/16/bus_437287.shtml
Business
NASCAR: Sprint-Nextel merger won't harm Cup series

...35 billion transaction announced Wednesday will create a company called Sprint Nextel with more than 35 million wireless subscribers. Sprint would get access to Nextel's 15.3 million subscribers, a number that increased this year as NASCAR...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/16/nas_437336.shtml
Nascar
"Ringback" tones slated for 2005

...Ringback" tones. Instead of the usual dialing noise that people hear when phoning someone, callers to Verizon Wireless subscribers may soon find themselves listening to a song until the phone is answered. The service, pioneered by SK Telecom...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/29/bus_435762.shtml
Business