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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
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
County wants money repaid

...thousands of dollars being siphoned to Augusta. Now, they are trying to get the money back. Columbia County's wireless subscribers pay a $1 surcharge on their monthly bills that is intended to help cover the cost of the county's 911 center...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/13/met_400856.shtml
Metro
"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
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
More consumers opting for wireless as principal phone

...very convenient." About 2 percent of 86 million wireless subscribers use it as their primary phone, according to the...According to the cellular association, 43 percent of wireless subscribers have more than one regular phone line at home...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/29/tec_285158.shtml
XXX Technology
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
Curb Ma Bell's comeback bid

...to the Associated Press, the merged company would have 70 million local line phone customers, 54.1 million wireless subscribers, and nearly 10 million broadband subscribers in the 22 states, including Georgia and South Carolina, where it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/09/edi_68354.shtml
Editorials
Pocket change

...that 44 percent of American wireless subscribers use cell phones at work for...employee telephone use, wireless subscribers are finding a way around...Research, 53 percent of wireless subscribers said they used the cell phone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/16/bus_344205.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