Introducing the Top U.S. Wireless Innovators of All Time
(November 13, 2008) – Last month the U.S. wireless industry officially marked the 25th anniversary of the day the first cellular system opened for business in Chicago. Many of the industry’s movers and shakers gathered in Chicago on Oct. 14 for the Wireless History Foundation’s gala celebrating the anniversary. That monumental event triggered a lot of discussion (and reminiscing) among the FierceWireless editorial team.
With the 25th anniversary in mind, we decided it was time to honor the contributions of some of the wireless industry’s foremost leaders and innovators with the FierceWireless list of Top U.S. Wireless Innovators of All Time. Continue reading
CTIA’s Former Top Executive Joins Private Equity Fund as a Special Partner
Washington, D.C. – September 14, 2004 – Core Capital Partners, a $170 million venture fund that invests in a broad range of technology companies, announced today that telecommunications veteran Tom Wheeler has joined the firm as a special partner. Wheeler will assist the firm in identifying and pursuing new technology investment opportunities and will serve on the board of directors of selected portfolio companies. Continue reading