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Verizon to buy all of Qwest's Wireless Assets

Discussion in 'alt.cellular.verizon' started by Andrew Shepherd, Jul 2, 2004.

  1. Røbert M.

    Røbert M. Guest

    In article <9c02589b.0407050819.7cc35096@posting.google.com>,
    larryt510@hotmail.com (Larry Thomas) wrote:

    > "Røbert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty> wrote in message
    > news:<rmarkoff-2EC9F6.05173705072004@news03.east.earthlink.net>...
    > > In article <33e89561.0407020150.4389c9de@posting.google.com>,
    > > cinema@ku.edu (Andrew Shepherd) wrote:
    > >
    > > > "Chris Russell" <noone@nowhere.nospam> wrote in message
    > > > news:<sy0Fc.31313$eH1.14885854@newssvr28.news.prodigy.com>...
    > > > > Check this out:
    > > > >
    > > > > http://rcrnews.com/cgi-bin/news.pl?newsId=18722
    > > > >
    > > > > That solves the question of what Qwest would do with their wireless
    > > > > assets
    > > > > after they put all their wireless customers on SPCS spectrum.
    > > >
    > > > But the lingering question now is how will Sprint PCS integrate the
    > > > Qwest Wireless markets (e.g. Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota)
    > > > isolated outside of the SPCS footprint?

    > >
    > > They obviously now won't integrate those areas since ALL of those Quest
    > > assests are being bought by Verizon. Perhaps in some cases there will be
    > > roaming agreements.

    >
    >
    > Not true. Sprint has already bought and transferred ownership of a
    > number of Qwest towers in Montana and Wyoming as well as selected
    > towers in some other Qwest markets. The change in ownership became
    > effective on May 27th on some of them and June 14th on others.
    > Basically Sprint got first dibs on anything they wanted from Qwest and
    > Verizon gets what's leftover. There was likely a lot of equipment that
    > Sprint didn't want or need (towers that were already Sprint/Qwest
    > co-located or in close proximity to one another) and that's what will
    > go to Verizon as part of the deal they just announced. So this is a
    > win-win situation for both Sprint and Verizon.


    So by not buying all the Towers, SprintPCS is ignoring its still
    uncovered areas of Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota? Check the map.
     



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  2. Røbert M.

    Røbert M. Guest

    In article <9c02589b.0407050819.7cc35096@posting.google.com>,
    larryt510@hotmail.com (Larry Thomas) wrote:

    > "Røbert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty> wrote in message
    > news:<rmarkoff-2EC9F6.05173705072004@news03.east.earthlink.net>...
    > > In article <33e89561.0407020150.4389c9de@posting.google.com>,
    > > cinema@ku.edu (Andrew Shepherd) wrote:
    > >
    > > > "Chris Russell" <noone@nowhere.nospam> wrote in message
    > > > news:<sy0Fc.31313$eH1.14885854@newssvr28.news.prodigy.com>...
    > > > > Check this out:
    > > > >
    > > > > http://rcrnews.com/cgi-bin/news.pl?newsId=18722
    > > > >
    > > > > That solves the question of what Qwest would do with their wireless
    > > > > assets
    > > > > after they put all their wireless customers on SPCS spectrum.
    > > >
    > > > But the lingering question now is how will Sprint PCS integrate the
    > > > Qwest Wireless markets (e.g. Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota)
    > > > isolated outside of the SPCS footprint?

    > >
    > > They obviously now won't integrate those areas since ALL of those Quest
    > > assests are being bought by Verizon. Perhaps in some cases there will be
    > > roaming agreements.

    >
    >
    > Not true. Sprint has already bought and transferred ownership of a
    > number of Qwest towers in Montana and Wyoming as well as selected
    > towers in some other Qwest markets. The change in ownership became
    > effective on May 27th on some of them and June 14th on others.
    > Basically Sprint got first dibs on anything they wanted from Qwest and
    > Verizon gets what's leftover. There was likely a lot of equipment that
    > Sprint didn't want or need (towers that were already Sprint/Qwest
    > co-located or in close proximity to one another) and that's what will
    > go to Verizon as part of the deal they just announced. So this is a
    > win-win situation for both Sprint and Verizon.


    So by not buying all the Towers, SprintPCS is ignoring its still
    uncovered areas of Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota? Check the map.
     
  3. Røbert M.

    Røbert M. Guest

    In article <9c02589b.0407050819.7cc35096@posting.google.com>,
    larryt510@hotmail.com (Larry Thomas) wrote:

    > "Røbert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty> wrote in message
    > news:<rmarkoff-2EC9F6.05173705072004@news03.east.earthlink.net>...
    > > In article <33e89561.0407020150.4389c9de@posting.google.com>,
    > > cinema@ku.edu (Andrew Shepherd) wrote:
    > >
    > > > "Chris Russell" <noone@nowhere.nospam> wrote in message
    > > > news:<sy0Fc.31313$eH1.14885854@newssvr28.news.prodigy.com>...
    > > > > Check this out:
    > > > >
    > > > > http://rcrnews.com/cgi-bin/news.pl?newsId=18722
    > > > >
    > > > > That solves the question of what Qwest would do with their wireless
    > > > > assets
    > > > > after they put all their wireless customers on SPCS spectrum.
    > > >
    > > > But the lingering question now is how will Sprint PCS integrate the
    > > > Qwest Wireless markets (e.g. Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota)
    > > > isolated outside of the SPCS footprint?

    > >
    > > They obviously now won't integrate those areas since ALL of those Quest
    > > assests are being bought by Verizon. Perhaps in some cases there will be
    > > roaming agreements.

    >
    >
    > Not true. Sprint has already bought and transferred ownership of a
    > number of Qwest towers in Montana and Wyoming as well as selected
    > towers in some other Qwest markets. The change in ownership became
    > effective on May 27th on some of them and June 14th on others.
    > Basically Sprint got first dibs on anything they wanted from Qwest and
    > Verizon gets what's leftover. There was likely a lot of equipment that
    > Sprint didn't want or need (towers that were already Sprint/Qwest
    > co-located or in close proximity to one another) and that's what will
    > go to Verizon as part of the deal they just announced. So this is a
    > win-win situation for both Sprint and Verizon.


    So by not buying all the Towers, SprintPCS is ignoring its still
    uncovered areas of Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota? Check the map.
     
  4. Røbert M.

    Røbert M. Guest

    In article <9c02589b.0407050819.7cc35096@posting.google.com>,
    larryt510@hotmail.com (Larry Thomas) wrote:

    > "Røbert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty> wrote in message
    > news:<rmarkoff-2EC9F6.05173705072004@news03.east.earthlink.net>...
    > > In article <33e89561.0407020150.4389c9de@posting.google.com>,
    > > cinema@ku.edu (Andrew Shepherd) wrote:
    > >
    > > > "Chris Russell" <noone@nowhere.nospam> wrote in message
    > > > news:<sy0Fc.31313$eH1.14885854@newssvr28.news.prodigy.com>...
    > > > > Check this out:
    > > > >
    > > > > http://rcrnews.com/cgi-bin/news.pl?newsId=18722
    > > > >
    > > > > That solves the question of what Qwest would do with their wireless
    > > > > assets
    > > > > after they put all their wireless customers on SPCS spectrum.
    > > >
    > > > But the lingering question now is how will Sprint PCS integrate the
    > > > Qwest Wireless markets (e.g. Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota)
    > > > isolated outside of the SPCS footprint?

    > >
    > > They obviously now won't integrate those areas since ALL of those Quest
    > > assests are being bought by Verizon. Perhaps in some cases there will be
    > > roaming agreements.

    >
    >
    > Not true. Sprint has already bought and transferred ownership of a
    > number of Qwest towers in Montana and Wyoming as well as selected
    > towers in some other Qwest markets. The change in ownership became
    > effective on May 27th on some of them and June 14th on others.
    > Basically Sprint got first dibs on anything they wanted from Qwest and
    > Verizon gets what's leftover. There was likely a lot of equipment that
    > Sprint didn't want or need (towers that were already Sprint/Qwest
    > co-located or in close proximity to one another) and that's what will
    > go to Verizon as part of the deal they just announced. So this is a
    > win-win situation for both Sprint and Verizon.


    So by not buying all the Towers, SprintPCS is ignoring its still
    uncovered areas of Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota? Check the map.
     
  5. Røbert M.

    Røbert M. Guest

    In article <9c02589b.0407050819.7cc35096@posting.google.com>,
    larryt510@hotmail.com (Larry Thomas) wrote:

    > "Røbert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty> wrote in message
    > news:<rmarkoff-2EC9F6.05173705072004@news03.east.earthlink.net>...
    > > In article <33e89561.0407020150.4389c9de@posting.google.com>,
    > > cinema@ku.edu (Andrew Shepherd) wrote:
    > >
    > > > "Chris Russell" <noone@nowhere.nospam> wrote in message
    > > > news:<sy0Fc.31313$eH1.14885854@newssvr28.news.prodigy.com>...
    > > > > Check this out:
    > > > >
    > > > > http://rcrnews.com/cgi-bin/news.pl?newsId=18722
    > > > >
    > > > > That solves the question of what Qwest would do with their wireless
    > > > > assets
    > > > > after they put all their wireless customers on SPCS spectrum.
    > > >
    > > > But the lingering question now is how will Sprint PCS integrate the
    > > > Qwest Wireless markets (e.g. Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota)
    > > > isolated outside of the SPCS footprint?

    > >
    > > They obviously now won't integrate those areas since ALL of those Quest
    > > assests are being bought by Verizon. Perhaps in some cases there will be
    > > roaming agreements.

    >
    >
    > Not true. Sprint has already bought and transferred ownership of a
    > number of Qwest towers in Montana and Wyoming as well as selected
    > towers in some other Qwest markets. The change in ownership became
    > effective on May 27th on some of them and June 14th on others.
    > Basically Sprint got first dibs on anything they wanted from Qwest and
    > Verizon gets what's leftover. There was likely a lot of equipment that
    > Sprint didn't want or need (towers that were already Sprint/Qwest
    > co-located or in close proximity to one another) and that's what will
    > go to Verizon as part of the deal they just announced. So this is a
    > win-win situation for both Sprint and Verizon.


    So by not buying all the Towers, SprintPCS is ignoring its still
    uncovered areas of Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota? Check the map.
     
  6. Røbert M.

    Røbert M. Guest

    In article <9c02589b.0407050819.7cc35096@posting.google.com>,
    larryt510@hotmail.com (Larry Thomas) wrote:

    > "Røbert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty> wrote in message
    > news:<rmarkoff-2EC9F6.05173705072004@news03.east.earthlink.net>...
    > > In article <33e89561.0407020150.4389c9de@posting.google.com>,
    > > cinema@ku.edu (Andrew Shepherd) wrote:
    > >
    > > > "Chris Russell" <noone@nowhere.nospam> wrote in message
    > > > news:<sy0Fc.31313$eH1.14885854@newssvr28.news.prodigy.com>...
    > > > > Check this out:
    > > > >
    > > > > http://rcrnews.com/cgi-bin/news.pl?newsId=18722
    > > > >
    > > > > That solves the question of what Qwest would do with their wireless
    > > > > assets
    > > > > after they put all their wireless customers on SPCS spectrum.
    > > >
    > > > But the lingering question now is how will Sprint PCS integrate the
    > > > Qwest Wireless markets (e.g. Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota)
    > > > isolated outside of the SPCS footprint?

    > >
    > > They obviously now won't integrate those areas since ALL of those Quest
    > > assests are being bought by Verizon. Perhaps in some cases there will be
    > > roaming agreements.

    >
    >
    > Not true. Sprint has already bought and transferred ownership of a
    > number of Qwest towers in Montana and Wyoming as well as selected
    > towers in some other Qwest markets. The change in ownership became
    > effective on May 27th on some of them and June 14th on others.
    > Basically Sprint got first dibs on anything they wanted from Qwest and
    > Verizon gets what's leftover. There was likely a lot of equipment that
    > Sprint didn't want or need (towers that were already Sprint/Qwest
    > co-located or in close proximity to one another) and that's what will
    > go to Verizon as part of the deal they just announced. So this is a
    > win-win situation for both Sprint and Verizon.


    So by not buying all the Towers, SprintPCS is ignoring its still
    uncovered areas of Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota? Check the map.
     
  7. Røbert M.

    Røbert M. Guest

    In article <9c02589b.0407050819.7cc35096@posting.google.com>,
    larryt510@hotmail.com (Larry Thomas) wrote:

    > "Røbert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty> wrote in message
    > news:<rmarkoff-2EC9F6.05173705072004@news03.east.earthlink.net>...
    > > In article <33e89561.0407020150.4389c9de@posting.google.com>,
    > > cinema@ku.edu (Andrew Shepherd) wrote:
    > >
    > > > "Chris Russell" <noone@nowhere.nospam> wrote in message
    > > > news:<sy0Fc.31313$eH1.14885854@newssvr28.news.prodigy.com>...
    > > > > Check this out:
    > > > >
    > > > > http://rcrnews.com/cgi-bin/news.pl?newsId=18722
    > > > >
    > > > > That solves the question of what Qwest would do with their wireless
    > > > > assets
    > > > > after they put all their wireless customers on SPCS spectrum.
    > > >
    > > > But the lingering question now is how will Sprint PCS integrate the
    > > > Qwest Wireless markets (e.g. Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota)
    > > > isolated outside of the SPCS footprint?

    > >
    > > They obviously now won't integrate those areas since ALL of those Quest
    > > assests are being bought by Verizon. Perhaps in some cases there will be
    > > roaming agreements.

    >
    >
    > Not true. Sprint has already bought and transferred ownership of a
    > number of Qwest towers in Montana and Wyoming as well as selected
    > towers in some other Qwest markets. The change in ownership became
    > effective on May 27th on some of them and June 14th on others.
    > Basically Sprint got first dibs on anything they wanted from Qwest and
    > Verizon gets what's leftover. There was likely a lot of equipment that
    > Sprint didn't want or need (towers that were already Sprint/Qwest
    > co-located or in close proximity to one another) and that's what will
    > go to Verizon as part of the deal they just announced. So this is a
    > win-win situation for both Sprint and Verizon.


    So by not buying all the Towers, SprintPCS is ignoring its still
    uncovered areas of Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota? Check the map.
     
  8. Røbert M.

    Røbert M. Guest

    In article <9c02589b.0407050819.7cc35096@posting.google.com>,
    larryt510@hotmail.com (Larry Thomas) wrote:

    > "Røbert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty> wrote in message
    > news:<rmarkoff-2EC9F6.05173705072004@news03.east.earthlink.net>...
    > > In article <33e89561.0407020150.4389c9de@posting.google.com>,
    > > cinema@ku.edu (Andrew Shepherd) wrote:
    > >
    > > > "Chris Russell" <noone@nowhere.nospam> wrote in message
    > > > news:<sy0Fc.31313$eH1.14885854@newssvr28.news.prodigy.com>...
    > > > > Check this out:
    > > > >
    > > > > http://rcrnews.com/cgi-bin/news.pl?newsId=18722
    > > > >
    > > > > That solves the question of what Qwest would do with their wireless
    > > > > assets
    > > > > after they put all their wireless customers on SPCS spectrum.
    > > >
    > > > But the lingering question now is how will Sprint PCS integrate the
    > > > Qwest Wireless markets (e.g. Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota)
    > > > isolated outside of the SPCS footprint?

    > >
    > > They obviously now won't integrate those areas since ALL of those Quest
    > > assests are being bought by Verizon. Perhaps in some cases there will be
    > > roaming agreements.

    >
    >
    > Not true. Sprint has already bought and transferred ownership of a
    > number of Qwest towers in Montana and Wyoming as well as selected
    > towers in some other Qwest markets. The change in ownership became
    > effective on May 27th on some of them and June 14th on others.
    > Basically Sprint got first dibs on anything they wanted from Qwest and
    > Verizon gets what's leftover. There was likely a lot of equipment that
    > Sprint didn't want or need (towers that were already Sprint/Qwest
    > co-located or in close proximity to one another) and that's what will
    > go to Verizon as part of the deal they just announced. So this is a
    > win-win situation for both Sprint and Verizon.


    So by not buying all the Towers, SprintPCS is ignoring its still
    uncovered areas of Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota? Check the map.
     
  9. Røbert M.

    Røbert M. Guest

    In article <9c02589b.0407050819.7cc35096@posting.google.com>,
    larryt510@hotmail.com (Larry Thomas) wrote:

    > "Røbert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty> wrote in message
    > news:<rmarkoff-2EC9F6.05173705072004@news03.east.earthlink.net>...
    > > In article <33e89561.0407020150.4389c9de@posting.google.com>,
    > > cinema@ku.edu (Andrew Shepherd) wrote:
    > >
    > > > "Chris Russell" <noone@nowhere.nospam> wrote in message
    > > > news:<sy0Fc.31313$eH1.14885854@newssvr28.news.prodigy.com>...
    > > > > Check this out:
    > > > >
    > > > > http://rcrnews.com/cgi-bin/news.pl?newsId=18722
    > > > >
    > > > > That solves the question of what Qwest would do with their wireless
    > > > > assets
    > > > > after they put all their wireless customers on SPCS spectrum.
    > > >
    > > > But the lingering question now is how will Sprint PCS integrate the
    > > > Qwest Wireless markets (e.g. Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota)
    > > > isolated outside of the SPCS footprint?

    > >
    > > They obviously now won't integrate those areas since ALL of those Quest
    > > assests are being bought by Verizon. Perhaps in some cases there will be
    > > roaming agreements.

    >
    >
    > Not true. Sprint has already bought and transferred ownership of a
    > number of Qwest towers in Montana and Wyoming as well as selected
    > towers in some other Qwest markets. The change in ownership became
    > effective on May 27th on some of them and June 14th on others.
    > Basically Sprint got first dibs on anything they wanted from Qwest and
    > Verizon gets what's leftover. There was likely a lot of equipment that
    > Sprint didn't want or need (towers that were already Sprint/Qwest
    > co-located or in close proximity to one another) and that's what will
    > go to Verizon as part of the deal they just announced. So this is a
    > win-win situation for both Sprint and Verizon.


    So by not buying all the Towers, SprintPCS is ignoring its still
    uncovered areas of Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota? Check the map.
     
  10. Røbert M.

    Røbert M. Guest

    In article <9c02589b.0407050819.7cc35096@posting.google.com>,
    larryt510@hotmail.com (Larry Thomas) wrote:

    > "Røbert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty> wrote in message
    > news:<rmarkoff-2EC9F6.05173705072004@news03.east.earthlink.net>...
    > > In article <33e89561.0407020150.4389c9de@posting.google.com>,
    > > cinema@ku.edu (Andrew Shepherd) wrote:
    > >
    > > > "Chris Russell" <noone@nowhere.nospam> wrote in message
    > > > news:<sy0Fc.31313$eH1.14885854@newssvr28.news.prodigy.com>...
    > > > > Check this out:
    > > > >
    > > > > http://rcrnews.com/cgi-bin/news.pl?newsId=18722
    > > > >
    > > > > That solves the question of what Qwest would do with their wireless
    > > > > assets
    > > > > after they put all their wireless customers on SPCS spectrum.
    > > >
    > > > But the lingering question now is how will Sprint PCS integrate the
    > > > Qwest Wireless markets (e.g. Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota)
    > > > isolated outside of the SPCS footprint?

    > >
    > > They obviously now won't integrate those areas since ALL of those Quest
    > > assests are being bought by Verizon. Perhaps in some cases there will be
    > > roaming agreements.

    >
    >
    > Not true. Sprint has already bought and transferred ownership of a
    > number of Qwest towers in Montana and Wyoming as well as selected
    > towers in some other Qwest markets. The change in ownership became
    > effective on May 27th on some of them and June 14th on others.
    > Basically Sprint got first dibs on anything they wanted from Qwest and
    > Verizon gets what's leftover. There was likely a lot of equipment that
    > Sprint didn't want or need (towers that were already Sprint/Qwest
    > co-located or in close proximity to one another) and that's what will
    > go to Verizon as part of the deal they just announced. So this is a
    > win-win situation for both Sprint and Verizon.


    So by not buying all the Towers, SprintPCS is ignoring its still
    uncovered areas of Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota? Check the map.
     
  11. Røbert M.

    Røbert M. Guest

    In article <9c02589b.0407050819.7cc35096@posting.google.com>,
    larryt510@hotmail.com (Larry Thomas) wrote:

    > "Røbert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty> wrote in message
    > news:<rmarkoff-2EC9F6.05173705072004@news03.east.earthlink.net>...
    > > In article <33e89561.0407020150.4389c9de@posting.google.com>,
    > > cinema@ku.edu (Andrew Shepherd) wrote:
    > >
    > > > "Chris Russell" <noone@nowhere.nospam> wrote in message
    > > > news:<sy0Fc.31313$eH1.14885854@newssvr28.news.prodigy.com>...
    > > > > Check this out:
    > > > >
    > > > > http://rcrnews.com/cgi-bin/news.pl?newsId=18722
    > > > >
    > > > > That solves the question of what Qwest would do with their wireless
    > > > > assets
    > > > > after they put all their wireless customers on SPCS spectrum.
    > > >
    > > > But the lingering question now is how will Sprint PCS integrate the
    > > > Qwest Wireless markets (e.g. Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota)
    > > > isolated outside of the SPCS footprint?

    > >
    > > They obviously now won't integrate those areas since ALL of those Quest
    > > assests are being bought by Verizon. Perhaps in some cases there will be
    > > roaming agreements.

    >
    >
    > Not true. Sprint has already bought and transferred ownership of a
    > number of Qwest towers in Montana and Wyoming as well as selected
    > towers in some other Qwest markets. The change in ownership became
    > effective on May 27th on some of them and June 14th on others.
    > Basically Sprint got first dibs on anything they wanted from Qwest and
    > Verizon gets what's leftover. There was likely a lot of equipment that
    > Sprint didn't want or need (towers that were already Sprint/Qwest
    > co-located or in close proximity to one another) and that's what will
    > go to Verizon as part of the deal they just announced. So this is a
    > win-win situation for both Sprint and Verizon.


    So by not buying all the Towers, SprintPCS is ignoring its still
    uncovered areas of Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota? Check the map.
     
  12. Røbert M.

    Røbert M. Guest

    In article <9c02589b.0407050819.7cc35096@posting.google.com>,
    larryt510@hotmail.com (Larry Thomas) wrote:

    > "Røbert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty> wrote in message
    > news:<rmarkoff-2EC9F6.05173705072004@news03.east.earthlink.net>...
    > > In article <33e89561.0407020150.4389c9de@posting.google.com>,
    > > cinema@ku.edu (Andrew Shepherd) wrote:
    > >
    > > > "Chris Russell" <noone@nowhere.nospam> wrote in message
    > > > news:<sy0Fc.31313$eH1.14885854@newssvr28.news.prodigy.com>...
    > > > > Check this out:
    > > > >
    > > > > http://rcrnews.com/cgi-bin/news.pl?newsId=18722
    > > > >
    > > > > That solves the question of what Qwest would do with their wireless
    > > > > assets
    > > > > after they put all their wireless customers on SPCS spectrum.
    > > >
    > > > But the lingering question now is how will Sprint PCS integrate the
    > > > Qwest Wireless markets (e.g. Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota)
    > > > isolated outside of the SPCS footprint?

    > >
    > > They obviously now won't integrate those areas since ALL of those Quest
    > > assests are being bought by Verizon. Perhaps in some cases there will be
    > > roaming agreements.

    >
    >
    > Not true. Sprint has already bought and transferred ownership of a
    > number of Qwest towers in Montana and Wyoming as well as selected
    > towers in some other Qwest markets. The change in ownership became
    > effective on May 27th on some of them and June 14th on others.
    > Basically Sprint got first dibs on anything they wanted from Qwest and
    > Verizon gets what's leftover. There was likely a lot of equipment that
    > Sprint didn't want or need (towers that were already Sprint/Qwest
    > co-located or in close proximity to one another) and that's what will
    > go to Verizon as part of the deal they just announced. So this is a
    > win-win situation for both Sprint and Verizon.


    So by not buying all the Towers, SprintPCS is ignoring its still
    uncovered areas of Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota? Check the map.
     
  13. Røbert M.

    Røbert M. Guest

    In article <9c02589b.0407050819.7cc35096@posting.google.com>,
    larryt510@hotmail.com (Larry Thomas) wrote:

    > "Røbert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty> wrote in message
    > news:<rmarkoff-2EC9F6.05173705072004@news03.east.earthlink.net>...
    > > In article <33e89561.0407020150.4389c9de@posting.google.com>,
    > > cinema@ku.edu (Andrew Shepherd) wrote:
    > >
    > > > "Chris Russell" <noone@nowhere.nospam> wrote in message
    > > > news:<sy0Fc.31313$eH1.14885854@newssvr28.news.prodigy.com>...
    > > > > Check this out:
    > > > >
    > > > > http://rcrnews.com/cgi-bin/news.pl?newsId=18722
    > > > >
    > > > > That solves the question of what Qwest would do with their wireless
    > > > > assets
    > > > > after they put all their wireless customers on SPCS spectrum.
    > > >
    > > > But the lingering question now is how will Sprint PCS integrate the
    > > > Qwest Wireless markets (e.g. Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota)
    > > > isolated outside of the SPCS footprint?

    > >
    > > They obviously now won't integrate those areas since ALL of those Quest
    > > assests are being bought by Verizon. Perhaps in some cases there will be
    > > roaming agreements.

    >
    >
    > Not true. Sprint has already bought and transferred ownership of a
    > number of Qwest towers in Montana and Wyoming as well as selected
    > towers in some other Qwest markets. The change in ownership became
    > effective on May 27th on some of them and June 14th on others.
    > Basically Sprint got first dibs on anything they wanted from Qwest and
    > Verizon gets what's leftover. There was likely a lot of equipment that
    > Sprint didn't want or need (towers that were already Sprint/Qwest
    > co-located or in close proximity to one another) and that's what will
    > go to Verizon as part of the deal they just announced. So this is a
    > win-win situation for both Sprint and Verizon.


    So by not buying all the Towers, SprintPCS is ignoring its still
    uncovered areas of Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota? Check the map.
     
  14. Røbert M.

    Røbert M. Guest

    In article <9c02589b.0407050819.7cc35096@posting.google.com>,
    larryt510@hotmail.com (Larry Thomas) wrote:

    > "Røbert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty> wrote in message
    > news:<rmarkoff-2EC9F6.05173705072004@news03.east.earthlink.net>...
    > > In article <33e89561.0407020150.4389c9de@posting.google.com>,
    > > cinema@ku.edu (Andrew Shepherd) wrote:
    > >
    > > > "Chris Russell" <noone@nowhere.nospam> wrote in message
    > > > news:<sy0Fc.31313$eH1.14885854@newssvr28.news.prodigy.com>...
    > > > > Check this out:
    > > > >
    > > > > http://rcrnews.com/cgi-bin/news.pl?newsId=18722
    > > > >
    > > > > That solves the question of what Qwest would do with their wireless
    > > > > assets
    > > > > after they put all their wireless customers on SPCS spectrum.
    > > >
    > > > But the lingering question now is how will Sprint PCS integrate the
    > > > Qwest Wireless markets (e.g. Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota)
    > > > isolated outside of the SPCS footprint?

    > >
    > > They obviously now won't integrate those areas since ALL of those Quest
    > > assests are being bought by Verizon. Perhaps in some cases there will be
    > > roaming agreements.

    >
    >
    > Not true. Sprint has already bought and transferred ownership of a
    > number of Qwest towers in Montana and Wyoming as well as selected
    > towers in some other Qwest markets. The change in ownership became
    > effective on May 27th on some of them and June 14th on others.
    > Basically Sprint got first dibs on anything they wanted from Qwest and
    > Verizon gets what's leftover. There was likely a lot of equipment that
    > Sprint didn't want or need (towers that were already Sprint/Qwest
    > co-located or in close proximity to one another) and that's what will
    > go to Verizon as part of the deal they just announced. So this is a
    > win-win situation for both Sprint and Verizon.


    So by not buying all the Towers, SprintPCS is ignoring its still
    uncovered areas of Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota? Check the map.
     
  15. Røbert M.

    Røbert M. Guest

    In article <9c02589b.0407050819.7cc35096@posting.google.com>,
    larryt510@hotmail.com (Larry Thomas) wrote:

    > "Røbert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty> wrote in message
    > news:<rmarkoff-2EC9F6.05173705072004@news03.east.earthlink.net>...
    > > In article <33e89561.0407020150.4389c9de@posting.google.com>,
    > > cinema@ku.edu (Andrew Shepherd) wrote:
    > >
    > > > "Chris Russell" <noone@nowhere.nospam> wrote in message
    > > > news:<sy0Fc.31313$eH1.14885854@newssvr28.news.prodigy.com>...
    > > > > Check this out:
    > > > >
    > > > > http://rcrnews.com/cgi-bin/news.pl?newsId=18722
    > > > >
    > > > > That solves the question of what Qwest would do with their wireless
    > > > > assets
    > > > > after they put all their wireless customers on SPCS spectrum.
    > > >
    > > > But the lingering question now is how will Sprint PCS integrate the
    > > > Qwest Wireless markets (e.g. Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota)
    > > > isolated outside of the SPCS footprint?

    > >
    > > They obviously now won't integrate those areas since ALL of those Quest
    > > assests are being bought by Verizon. Perhaps in some cases there will be
    > > roaming agreements.

    >
    >
    > Not true. Sprint has already bought and transferred ownership of a
    > number of Qwest towers in Montana and Wyoming as well as selected
    > towers in some other Qwest markets. The change in ownership became
    > effective on May 27th on some of them and June 14th on others.
    > Basically Sprint got first dibs on anything they wanted from Qwest and
    > Verizon gets what's leftover. There was likely a lot of equipment that
    > Sprint didn't want or need (towers that were already Sprint/Qwest
    > co-located or in close proximity to one another) and that's what will
    > go to Verizon as part of the deal they just announced. So this is a
    > win-win situation for both Sprint and Verizon.


    So by not buying all the Towers, SprintPCS is ignoring its still
    uncovered areas of Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota? Check the map.
     
  16. Røbert M.

    Røbert M. Guest

    In article <9c02589b.0407050819.7cc35096@posting.google.com>,
    larryt510@hotmail.com (Larry Thomas) wrote:

    > "Røbert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty> wrote in message
    > news:<rmarkoff-2EC9F6.05173705072004@news03.east.earthlink.net>...
    > > In article <33e89561.0407020150.4389c9de@posting.google.com>,
    > > cinema@ku.edu (Andrew Shepherd) wrote:
    > >
    > > > "Chris Russell" <noone@nowhere.nospam> wrote in message
    > > > news:<sy0Fc.31313$eH1.14885854@newssvr28.news.prodigy.com>...
    > > > > Check this out:
    > > > >
    > > > > http://rcrnews.com/cgi-bin/news.pl?newsId=18722
    > > > >
    > > > > That solves the question of what Qwest would do with their wireless
    > > > > assets
    > > > > after they put all their wireless customers on SPCS spectrum.
    > > >
    > > > But the lingering question now is how will Sprint PCS integrate the
    > > > Qwest Wireless markets (e.g. Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota)
    > > > isolated outside of the SPCS footprint?

    > >
    > > They obviously now won't integrate those areas since ALL of those Quest
    > > assests are being bought by Verizon. Perhaps in some cases there will be
    > > roaming agreements.

    >
    >
    > Not true. Sprint has already bought and transferred ownership of a
    > number of Qwest towers in Montana and Wyoming as well as selected
    > towers in some other Qwest markets. The change in ownership became
    > effective on May 27th on some of them and June 14th on others.
    > Basically Sprint got first dibs on anything they wanted from Qwest and
    > Verizon gets what's leftover. There was likely a lot of equipment that
    > Sprint didn't want or need (towers that were already Sprint/Qwest
    > co-located or in close proximity to one another) and that's what will
    > go to Verizon as part of the deal they just announced. So this is a
    > win-win situation for both Sprint and Verizon.


    So by not buying all the Towers, SprintPCS is ignoring its still
    uncovered areas of Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota? Check the map.
     
  17. Røbert M.

    Røbert M. Guest

    In article <9c02589b.0407050819.7cc35096@posting.google.com>,
    larryt510@hotmail.com (Larry Thomas) wrote:

    > "Røbert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty> wrote in message
    > news:<rmarkoff-2EC9F6.05173705072004@news03.east.earthlink.net>...
    > > In article <33e89561.0407020150.4389c9de@posting.google.com>,
    > > cinema@ku.edu (Andrew Shepherd) wrote:
    > >
    > > > "Chris Russell" <noone@nowhere.nospam> wrote in message
    > > > news:<sy0Fc.31313$eH1.14885854@newssvr28.news.prodigy.com>...
    > > > > Check this out:
    > > > >
    > > > > http://rcrnews.com/cgi-bin/news.pl?newsId=18722
    > > > >
    > > > > That solves the question of what Qwest would do with their wireless
    > > > > assets
    > > > > after they put all their wireless customers on SPCS spectrum.
    > > >
    > > > But the lingering question now is how will Sprint PCS integrate the
    > > > Qwest Wireless markets (e.g. Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota)
    > > > isolated outside of the SPCS footprint?

    > >
    > > They obviously now won't integrate those areas since ALL of those Quest
    > > assests are being bought by Verizon. Perhaps in some cases there will be
    > > roaming agreements.

    >
    >
    > Not true. Sprint has already bought and transferred ownership of a
    > number of Qwest towers in Montana and Wyoming as well as selected
    > towers in some other Qwest markets. The change in ownership became
    > effective on May 27th on some of them and June 14th on others.
    > Basically Sprint got first dibs on anything they wanted from Qwest and
    > Verizon gets what's leftover. There was likely a lot of equipment that
    > Sprint didn't want or need (towers that were already Sprint/Qwest
    > co-located or in close proximity to one another) and that's what will
    > go to Verizon as part of the deal they just announced. So this is a
    > win-win situation for both Sprint and Verizon.


    So by not buying all the Towers, SprintPCS is ignoring its still
    uncovered areas of Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota? Check the map.
     
  18. Røbert M.

    Røbert M. Guest

    In article <9c02589b.0407050819.7cc35096@posting.google.com>,
    larryt510@hotmail.com (Larry Thomas) wrote:

    > "Røbert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty> wrote in message
    > news:<rmarkoff-2EC9F6.05173705072004@news03.east.earthlink.net>...
    > > In article <33e89561.0407020150.4389c9de@posting.google.com>,
    > > cinema@ku.edu (Andrew Shepherd) wrote:
    > >
    > > > "Chris Russell" <noone@nowhere.nospam> wrote in message
    > > > news:<sy0Fc.31313$eH1.14885854@newssvr28.news.prodigy.com>...
    > > > > Check this out:
    > > > >
    > > > > http://rcrnews.com/cgi-bin/news.pl?newsId=18722
    > > > >
    > > > > That solves the question of what Qwest would do with their wireless
    > > > > assets
    > > > > after they put all their wireless customers on SPCS spectrum.
    > > >
    > > > But the lingering question now is how will Sprint PCS integrate the
    > > > Qwest Wireless markets (e.g. Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota)
    > > > isolated outside of the SPCS footprint?

    > >
    > > They obviously now won't integrate those areas since ALL of those Quest
    > > assests are being bought by Verizon. Perhaps in some cases there will be
    > > roaming agreements.

    >
    >
    > Not true. Sprint has already bought and transferred ownership of a
    > number of Qwest towers in Montana and Wyoming as well as selected
    > towers in some other Qwest markets. The change in ownership became
    > effective on May 27th on some of them and June 14th on others.
    > Basically Sprint got first dibs on anything they wanted from Qwest and
    > Verizon gets what's leftover. There was likely a lot of equipment that
    > Sprint didn't want or need (towers that were already Sprint/Qwest
    > co-located or in close proximity to one another) and that's what will
    > go to Verizon as part of the deal they just announced. So this is a
    > win-win situation for both Sprint and Verizon.


    So by not buying all the Towers, SprintPCS is ignoring its still
    uncovered areas of Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota? Check the map.
     
  19. Røbert M.

    Røbert M. Guest

    In article <9c02589b.0407050819.7cc35096@posting.google.com>,
    larryt510@hotmail.com (Larry Thomas) wrote:

    > "Røbert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty> wrote in message
    > news:<rmarkoff-2EC9F6.05173705072004@news03.east.earthlink.net>...
    > > In article <33e89561.0407020150.4389c9de@posting.google.com>,
    > > cinema@ku.edu (Andrew Shepherd) wrote:
    > >
    > > > "Chris Russell" <noone@nowhere.nospam> wrote in message
    > > > news:<sy0Fc.31313$eH1.14885854@newssvr28.news.prodigy.com>...
    > > > > Check this out:
    > > > >
    > > > > http://rcrnews.com/cgi-bin/news.pl?newsId=18722
    > > > >
    > > > > That solves the question of what Qwest would do with their wireless
    > > > > assets
    > > > > after they put all their wireless customers on SPCS spectrum.
    > > >
    > > > But the lingering question now is how will Sprint PCS integrate the
    > > > Qwest Wireless markets (e.g. Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota)
    > > > isolated outside of the SPCS footprint?

    > >
    > > They obviously now won't integrate those areas since ALL of those Quest
    > > assests are being bought by Verizon. Perhaps in some cases there will be
    > > roaming agreements.

    >
    >
    > Not true. Sprint has already bought and transferred ownership of a
    > number of Qwest towers in Montana and Wyoming as well as selected
    > towers in some other Qwest markets. The change in ownership became
    > effective on May 27th on some of them and June 14th on others.
    > Basically Sprint got first dibs on anything they wanted from Qwest and
    > Verizon gets what's leftover. There was likely a lot of equipment that
    > Sprint didn't want or need (towers that were already Sprint/Qwest
    > co-located or in close proximity to one another) and that's what will
    > go to Verizon as part of the deal they just announced. So this is a
    > win-win situation for both Sprint and Verizon.


    So by not buying all the Towers, SprintPCS is ignoring its still
    uncovered areas of Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota? Check the map.
     
  20. Larry Thomas

    Larry Thomas Guest

    "Røbert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty> wrote in message news:<rmarkoff-BBEC2B.05303806072004@news03.east.earthlink.net>...
    > In article <9c02589b.0407050819.7cc35096@posting.google.com>,
    > larryt510@hotmail.com (Larry Thomas) wrote:
    >
    > > "Røbert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty> wrote in message
    > > news:<rmarkoff-2EC9F6.05173705072004@news03.east.earthlink.net>...
    > > > In article <33e89561.0407020150.4389c9de@posting.google.com>,
    > > > cinema@ku.edu (Andrew Shepherd) wrote:
    > > >
    > > > > "Chris Russell" <noone@nowhere.nospam> wrote in message
    > > > > news:<sy0Fc.31313$eH1.14885854@newssvr28.news.prodigy.com>...
    > > > > > Check this out:
    > > > > >
    > > > > > http://rcrnews.com/cgi-bin/news.pl?newsId=18722
    > > > > >
    > > > > > That solves the question of what Qwest would do with their wireless
    > > > > > assets
    > > > > > after they put all their wireless customers on SPCS spectrum.
    > > > >
    > > > > But the lingering question now is how will Sprint PCS integrate the
    > > > > Qwest Wireless markets (e.g. Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota)
    > > > > isolated outside of the SPCS footprint?
    > > >
    > > > They obviously now won't integrate those areas since ALL of those Quest
    > > > assests are being bought by Verizon. Perhaps in some cases there will be
    > > > roaming agreements.

    > >
    > >
    > > Not true. Sprint has already bought and transferred ownership of a
    > > number of Qwest towers in Montana and Wyoming as well as selected
    > > towers in some other Qwest markets. The change in ownership became
    > > effective on May 27th on some of them and June 14th on others.
    > > Basically Sprint got first dibs on anything they wanted from Qwest and
    > > Verizon gets what's leftover. There was likely a lot of equipment that
    > > Sprint didn't want or need (towers that were already Sprint/Qwest
    > > co-located or in close proximity to one another) and that's what will
    > > go to Verizon as part of the deal they just announced. So this is a
    > > win-win situation for both Sprint and Verizon.

    >
    > So by not buying all the Towers, SprintPCS is ignoring its still
    > uncovered areas of Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota? Check the map.


    From what I hear Sprint has bought all of Qwest's towers in Montana &
    Wyoming. Verizon only gets the spectrum and other (non-tower)
    equipment there. But what remains unclear are the towers in North and
    South Dakota where Sprint doesn't have native coverage. I haven't
    seen any solid proof that those are going to Sprint yet although it is
    likely they will. We'll have to wait and see I guess.
     

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