April 8, 1996 |
AirTouch Communications Inc. agreed to buy out the 60% of Cellular Communications Inc. it does not own for $1.65 billion in cash and stock. The acquisition comes less than a week after AirTouch's former corporate parent, Pacific Telesis Group, agreed to be acquired by Texas-based SBC Corp., the parent of Southwestern Bell, in a deal valued at $16.7 billion.
July 28, 2007 |
Yahoo Inc. named veteran telecommunications executive Maggie Wilderotter as a director, the first addition to the slumping Internet icon's board since co-founder Jerry Yang took over as chief executive last month. Wilderotter is chairwoman and CEO of Stamford, Conn.-based Citizens Communications Co., which provides telephone and Internet service in more than 20 states. Wilderotter also has worked for AT&T Inc., McCaw Cellular Communications Inc. and Microsoft Corp.
September 12, 1995 |
Chester Farris, formerly vice president of San Diego's Litel Instruments, has been appointed executive vice president and chief operating officer of Siemens Solar Industries of Camarillo. . . . Cellular One of Ventura County, part of McCaw Cellular Communications Inc., has officially changed its name to AT&T Wireless Services, as part of its parent company's $11.6-billion merger with AT&T in 1994. . . .