Wednesday, July 11, 2001

Stock Focus: Wireless Consolidation

NEW YORK - "We're entering a quiet period in terms of [merger-and-acquisition] activity for the U.S.-focused carriers," says Knox Bricken, analyst at The Yankee Group, a Boston-based technology and communications research concern. "Most of them have international partnerships and enough assets to form a national coverage basis."

Amid the slowdown in wireless mergers, certain smaller, regionally focused carriers will emerge as likelier targets, particularly as they continue to build out their markets.

Full story at Forbes.com