August 27, 1990 |
BellSouth Enterprises and CellTelco Nationwide Paging Partnership announced plans today to launch a joint nationwide paging service. The agreement between MobileComm, a BellSouth subsidiary, and CellTelCo is subject to regulatory approval. The operation would be managed by a committee including representatives of the two companies and would be marketed by MobileComm. The deal calls for CellTelCo to contribute its license for a nationwide paging system in return for 50% of the partnership.
December 15, 2008 |
There was no snow at the Huntington Library in Pasadena, but the four sled dogs tethered there seemed acclimated enough. One amiably licked the face of a child in a stroller. The hubbub wasn't much like the Yukon, but the dogs were there to excite interest in Jack London's "The Call of the Wild." This was a far cry from a quiet conversation around a library table -- a series of which are being held in West Hollywood to discuss Rudolfo Anaya's "Bless Me, Ultima."
August 9, 1988 |
Southland Communications, a Santa Ana paging company, said Monday that it has signed a letter of intent to acquire a Torrance company in a $12.5-million transaction. Southland, a publicly traded company that does business in Orange County as National Paging Co., has agreed to purchase A+ Beepers of California for $9.5 million in cash and notes. Southland also would assume $3 million of A+ Beepers debt, according to Ahmad Bayaa, Southland president.
November 9, 1994 |
The government auction of regional paging licenses ended Tuesday with nine groups submitting winning bids for licenses to offer a new generation of paging and messaging services. PageMart Inc. and PCS Development Corp.--a consortium that includes Arch Communications Corp., A-Plus Communications and USA Mobile Communications Inc.--were the big winners. Each offered to pay more than $90 million for five regional licenses, enough to gain nationwide coverage. In addition, American Paging Inc.
March 5, 1998 |
A paging service company that closed its doors Wednesday and fired all of its staff might have to leave its estimated 50,000 customers in Orange County and Los Angeles without service, its founder said. Company founder Larry Nichols blamed the financial woes of EconoPage of Southern California Inc. on national paging giant PageNet Inc., which supplied air time that EconoPage sold to customers.