Published On: Wed, May 27th, 2015

Sizing up the major M&A transactions that created today’s wireless industry


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While the wireless industry is now dominated by just four national Tier 1 carriers, that hasn’t always been the case. During the past 10 years, these carriers have consolidated a wide range of smaller, regional carriers–players like Alltel, Leap Wireless and MetroPCS, to name a few. Remember Dobson Cellular and Alamosa Holdings? Such merger-and-acquisition activity is not unique to wireless, but it has shaped the industry into what it is today.

FierceWireless, in partnership with Quexor Group, is taking a look back at the past decade to see exactly how the wireless industry has arrived at this point.