Monday, 24 September 2018

AT&T to acquire Nextel Mexico for $1.9bn

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Monday 26 January 15

U.S. telco giant follows up Iusacell buy with deal that bolsters its North American service area coverage, increases subscriber base by 3 million.

AT&T has agreed to acquire Nextel Mexico for $1.88 billion, less than two weeks after completing the $2.5 billion purchase of Iusacell. Nextel provides mobile services to approximately 3 million customers and its network covers around 76 million people. AT&T said on Monday that it will take ownership of Nextel's wireless properties, including spectrum licences, network assets, retail stores and subscribers…

AT&T has agreed to acquire Nextel Mexico for $1.88 billion, less than two weeks after completing the $2.5 billion purchase of Iusacell. Nextel provides mobile services to approximately 3 million customers and its network covers around 76 million people. AT&T said on Monday that it will take ownership of Nextel's wireless properties, including spectrum licences, network assets, retail stores and subscribers…

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