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Mitto AG boss accused of secret phone surveillance

A report says Swiss telecom service provider Mitto AG's COO covertly sold surveillance access to customer phones using an SS7 exploit.

Top 10 Tower Companies

Editor's Note: Following is the listing of the top 10 tower companies in the United States, along with a list of “honorable mentions” of companies that more than likely fall in the top 20 tower companies. A continuing trend in the tower industry is...

St. Charles Tower wins LightSquared contract in Las Vegas

St. Louis-based St. Charles Tower is a small tower company that got a big win from LightSquared, as the operator inked its first leasing deal, for six of St. Charles' towers in Las Vegas and Phoenix as it builds out its hybrid LTE-satellite network....

@PCIA: Tower firms, analysts talk growth, consolidation and REIT possibilities

HOLLYWOOD, Fla.—The nation's top tower companies proved they could access the capital markets in a number of ways last year, after facing tight cap markets at the end of 2008. They also showed they could de-leverage quickly when called upon. Now they want the...

Frontline plan set for fast-track: FCC expects to move on 700 MHz plan by month’s end

The Federal Communications Commission is set to launch a fast-track rulemaking on Frontline Wireless L.L.C.'s public-safety broadband plan and other issues not resolved in next week's scheduled decision on commercial 700 MHz rules.An apparent casualty of the latest developments is the 700 MHz broadband...

FCC airs Cyren Call proposal: Controversial measure would take 700 MHz out of commercial play

WASHINGTON-The debate is officially on. And the clock is ticking. Six months after receiving Cyren Call Communications Inc.'s plan for a public-safety wireless broadband network the private sector would build and share with first responders, the Federal Communications Commission is now asking for public...

After six months, FCC puts Cyren Call plan out for comment

WASHINGTON—The debate is officially on. And the clock is ticking. Six months after receiving Cyren Call Communications Inc.’s plan for a public-safety wireless broadband network the private sector would build and share with first responders, the Federal Communications Commission is now asking for public...

Guard-band licensees submit public-safety plan at 700 MHz

WASHINGTON—Guard-band licensees in the 700 MHz band have asked the Federal Communications Commission to scrap existing band rules that govern how they operate and adopt a plan that they say would give public-safety users a nationwide interoperable wireless broadband network. The plan also would...

Motient names management team

WASHINGTON—Motient Corp. named a new management team, continuing moves to separate two affiliated mobile satellite service companies into two independent publicly traded entities and possibly to better position the Lincolnshire, Ill. firm to be acquired. Robert Brumley was named president and chief executive officer...

Changes to guard-band manager rules could include cellular use

WASHINGTON--The Federal Communications Commission may scrap the band-manager concept as a way to manage spectrum as it examines what to do with the 700 MHz guard-band spectrum being returned by Sprint Nextel Corp. Only six spectrum-user agreements have been signed by one of the...

Tower companies stress service even as they fatten portfolios

If it seems like the tower industry has been taken over by giants, consider that first and foremost, towers are real estate. Thus, the game is not necessarily played according to volume. Rather, the value of any given tower depends in large part on...

Pegasus scores $20M in JV to develop tower sites

RICHLANDS, Va.—Pegasus Tower Co. Ltd., which develops and manages wireless towers, said it raised $20 million in equity financing as part of a joint venture with two investment firms. Peppertree Capital Fund L.P. and Primus Capital Fund V will fund the joint venture, while...

Pegasus scores controlling stake in Chinese manufacturer

FREMONG, Calif.-Wireless solutions provider Pegasus Wireless Corp. announced it has acquired a 51 percent controlling interest in CNet Technology Inc., a Chinese designer and manufacturer of computer network equipment, including wireless devices. The stock-based transaction is worth around $1 million.Pegasus said it expects to...

Gateway to sell 52 EBS leases to Pegasus

CARSON CITY, Nev.-Gateway Access Solutions Inc. said it has signed a definitive agreement to sell 52 Educational Broadband Service channel leases to Pegasus Broadband Communications L.L.C. The leases cover 23 markets in five states. The deal is valued at $3.2 million. Gateway said it...

Guard-band licensees ask FCC to change 700 MHz band plan

WASHINGTON-Using FCC Chairman Kevin Martin's goal of universal broadband access as a jumping-off point, a group of 700 MHz guard-band licensees asked the Federal Communications Commission to reband the commercial spectrum set aside to protect public safety in the 700 MHz band. "Although the...

Guard-band licensees ask FCC to change 700 MHz band plan

WASHINGTON-Using FCC Chairman Kevin Martin's goal of universal broadband access as a jumping-off point, a group of 700 MHz Guard Band licensees last week asked the Federal Communications Commission to reband the commercial spectrum set aside to protect public safety in the 700 MHz...

Pegasus buys stake in Chinese manufacturing facility

FREMONT, Calif.-Pegasus Wireless Corp., a wireless solutions provider, announced it is set to acquire a controlling interest in a Chinese electronics manufacturing facility and expects its annual revenues to increase by $15 million, accretive to earnings per share. Pegasus Wireless did not name the...

Pegasus becomes Homeskills, Blue Industries becomes Pegasus

FREMONT, Calif.-Pegasus Wireless, which provides wireless products for computer networking and industrial data transmissions, changed its name to Homeskills Inc.The company also announced it completed its merger into Blue Industries Inc., which has changed its name to Pegasus Wireless Corp. The company is awaiting...

Pegasus to offer tri-mode radio within quarter

FREMONT, Calif.-Pegasus Wireless Corp., which manufactures 802.11 products, said it will begin shipping its TRIMAR tri-mode radio during the first quarter. "This is the first tri-mode radio developed which operates in the 802.11 'A', 'B' and 'G' modes and provided backbone and last-mile connectivity...

Pegasus picks up 3 towers

BECKLEY, W.V.-Pegasus Tower Co. Ltd. has acquired three wireless communications sites from New York-based A.P. Cell Towers, a division of Apollo Real Estate Advisors.The towers, located in West Virginia's Raleigh and Mercer counties, will provide coverage on the I-77 and I-64 corridors, along U.S....

Pegasus picks up three W.V. towers

BECKLEY, W.V.-Pegasus Tower Co. Ltd. has acquired three wireless communications sites from New York-based A.P. Cell Towers, a division of Apollo Real Estate Advisors.The towers, located in West Virginia's Raleigh and Mercer Counties, will provide coverage on the I-77 and I-64 corridors, along U.S....

Tower firms choose sides in show tug-of-war

Wireless infrastructure association PCIA is gearing up for its first industry trade show since it narrowed its focus to the tower sector last fall, but tight travel budgets will not be the only factor threatening the show's success. PCIA's Wireless Infrastructure Conference & Expo,...

Guard-band re-auction closes at $21 million

WASHINGTON-The re-auction of guard-band manager licenses in the 700 MHz band ended Wednesday after 38 rounds with nearly $21 million in total bids.Access Spectrum L.L.C. bid the most at nearly $9.3 million for two licenses covering Little Rock, Ark., and Omaha, Neb. Pegasus Guard...

ITA: Guard-band managers must follow rules: Private-wireless association says it will closely watch Nextel, Pegasus

WASHINGTON-The Industrial Telecommunications Association put Nextel Communications Inc. and Pegasus Guard Band L.L.C. on notice Friday that the private wireless association will "watch very closely" to ensure the enhanced specialized mobile radio carrier and the digital broadcast satellite provider play by the rules as...

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