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  1. Fair warning from Sprint: We can't buy 800 MHz spectrum we just returned to the FCCRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Mobile Radio Technology

    ... been interested in some of the licenses being offered - more than a decade ago, when he worked for Nextel Communications, which set the 800 MHz spectrum market by acquiring channels as its consumer popularity rose prior to the carrier being sold to ...

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  2. Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer selected to lease 386,000-square-foot office portfolio in HenricoRead the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | Virginia Business

    ... by Highwoods Properties Inc. in 1997. Major tenants include Liberty Mutual Life Insurance Co. Nextel Communications and NTELOS, Inc. Westdale, which has its headquarters in Dallas, is a real estate investor with more than 20 years of experience. It ...

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  3. Top 5 Stories - Week of Sept. 22Read the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Mobile Radio Technology

    ... in his return to enterprise dispatch with Pacific DataVision" O'Brien, the renowned co-founder of Nextel Communications, talks about the sales strategy that Pacific DataVision will use with its new business venture. focuses on the common problem of ...

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  4. Morgan O'Brien looks to partner with dealers in his return to...Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Mobile Radio Technology

    Nextel Communications co-founder Morgan O'Brien is returning to the push-to-talk dispatch arena with Pacific DataVision. O'Brien says Pacific DataVision will utilize a very different sales strategy than Nextel did, relying largely on radio dealers throughout the country instead of a company sales force.

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  5. Members Of Congress With The Highest Net WorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Investopedia

    ... for nearly all of the major car companies. What do you get when you elect one of the co-founders of Nextel Communications to Congress? The fourth richest Congressional member, that's what. If you were a cell phone junkie in the '90s and early part ...

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  6. Sprint sells spectrum to new push-to-talk providerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Total Telecom

    Pacific DataVision is planning to launch a new push-to-talk service in the U.S., having been given the go-ahead from the FCC and having acquired 900-MHz spectrum from Sprint. The company - which is led by a group of former Nextel executives, including the defunct mobile operator's co-founders Morgan O'Brien and Brian McAuley announced this week that it has bought all of Sprint's 900-MHz licences, giving it around 6 MHz of spectrum nationwide.

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  7. Sprint offloads 900MHz spectrum to former Nextel co-foundersRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Mobile workforce communications provider Pacific DataVision, which is led by former Nextel Communications co-founders Morgan O'Brien and Brian McAuley, has acquired all of Sprint Corp's 900MHz licences, giving it 6MHz of bandwidth nationwide for use in a push-to-talk radio network. According to Fierce Wireless, Pacific DataVision intends to use an unspecified Motorola Solutions' digital radio technology - not iDEN as Nextel used - for its network, which should launch in initial markets before the second quarter of 2015.

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  8. Back to the Future? O'Brien notes similarities, differences between ...Read the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | Mobile Radio Technology

    Morgan O'Brien - best known as being the co-founder of Nextel Communications - says he is returning to his roots, this time as vice chairman of Pacific DataVision, which recently purchased 900 MHz spectrum from Sprint that will be used to offer push-to-talk services designed for enterprise dispatch. That's because O'Brien - best known as being the co-founder of Nextel Communications - admittedly is returning to his roots, this time as vice chairman of Pacific DataVision, which recently purchased 900 MHz spectrum from Sprint that will be used to offer push-to-talk services designed for enterprise dispatch .

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  9. PDV raises over $218 mln in private placementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | PE Hub

    ... field service. PDV's Chairman, Brian McAuley and Vice Chairman, Morgan O'Brien, were co-founders of Nextel Communications and have over 60 years of experience in two-way radio operations and FCC regulatory matters. Pacific DataVision, Inc. is ...

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  10. Paterson firm Pacific Data Vision raises $218M in equity fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | NorthJersey.com

    ... the most efficient use of that spectrum," said Morgan O'Brien, vice chairman of PDV and co-founder of Nextel Communications, a subsidiary of Sprint, in a statement. "The selection of Motorola Solutions' digital radio technology is the first step in ...

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  11. NII Holdings Short Interest Down 39.3% in AugustRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... the current fiscal year. NII Holdings, Inc ( NASDAQ:NIHD ) is a holding company for the operations of Nextel Communications, Inc in selected International markets.

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  12. Paterson company acquires all of Sprint's spectrum licensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | The Item

    ... the most efficient use of that spectrum," said Morgan O'Brien, vice chairman of PDV and co-founder of Nextel Communications, a subsidiary of Sprint, in a statement. "The selection of Motorola Solutions' digital radio technology is the first step in ...

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  13. Nextel co-founders' firm pays Sprint $218M for push-to-talk spectrumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Business Journal

    Sprint Corp. is selling back spectrum tied to its defunct push-to-talk network to a company led by the co-founders of Nextel Communications.

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  14. Pacific DataVision, Inc. Completes Equity Raise of $218 Million and...Read the original story

    Sep 16, 2014 | Business Wire

    Pacific DataVision Inc. , a leading provider of mobile workforce management solutions, announced that it has received FCC approval and has acquired all of Sprint Corporation's 900 MHz spectrum licenses . PDV now becomes the only nationwide licensee of spectrum focused on launching a state-of-the-art two-way radio network dedicated solely to serving businesses.

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  15. Former Nextel execs embark on another PTT venture-and possibly broadband-with Pacific DataVisionRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2014 | Mobile Radio Technology

    Pacific DataVision, led by former Nextel Communications co-founders Morgan O'Brien and Brian McAuley, announces that the company has acquired all 900 MHz spectrum previously owned by Sprint. The company plans to offer enterprise push-to-talk dispatch services in U.S. markets beginning next year and will seek FCC approval to use its 3x3 MHz of spectrum to support broadband offerings in the future.

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  16. New market study, "NII Holdings, Inc. (NIHD) - Financial and...Read the original story

    Sep 13, 2014 | PR-inside.com

    The company uses iDEN technology, developed by Motorola, which clubs digital cellular voice, data and Nextel's differentiated Direct Connect - a digital two-way radio feature. It first launched as the international business unit of Nextel Communications, Inc. NII's Nextel's International Direct Connect permits subscribers for instant communication across borders within Latin America as well as with Sprint Nextel subscribers in the US.

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  17. Town Purchases Shelter at Communications Towe...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | The Chronicle (Cromwell/Middletown)

    Wethersfield will be purchasing a former Nextel Communications Shelter that will serve as the site for a third tower needed for the town's new emergency response communications system.

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  18. NII Holdings Short Interest Down 4.1% in AugustRead the original story

    Sep 3, 2014 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... the current fiscal year. NII Holdings, Inc ( NASDAQ:NIHD ) is a holding company for the operations of Nextel Communications, Inc in selected International markets.

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  19. NII Holdings Receives Average Rating of "Sell" from AnalystsRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... the current fiscal year. NII Holdings, Inc ( NASDAQ:NIHD ) is a holding company for the operations of Nextel Communications, Inc in selected International markets.

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  20. NII Holdings Given Average Recommendation of "Sell" by BrokeragesRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... on Tuesday, August 12th. NII Holdings, Inc ( NASDAQ:NIHD ) is a holding company for the operations of Nextel Communications, Inc in selected International markets.

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