Even in this tough economy, Cellular South is continuing to grow its customer base and expand its service offerings.
Ridgeland, Miss. (Vocus) October 17, 2009
Cellular South , the nation's largest privately held wireless provider, announced today the company's plans to purchase Corr Wireless in Alabama. With this strategic purchase, Cellular South will now be able to offer its reliable and advanced wireless services to customers in the cities of Huntsville, Madison, Decatur, and Gadsden, plus the counties of Blount, Cullman, Marshall, Dekalb and Jackson in Alabama, as well as Rome, Georgia.
"The acquisition of Corr Wireless by Cellular South is an important step forward in Cellular South's growth plans, and also for Corr Wireless employees and customers," said Ben Pace, chief financial officer for Cellular South. "Even in this tough economy, Cellular South is continuing to grow its customer base and expand its service offerings."
Cellular South continues to discover new ways to position itself for healthy growth so it can compete in an ever-evolving wireless industry. The acquisition will give Corr Wireless customers the advantage of Cellular South's reliable wireless network, superior customer service and dedicated community investment.
"Corr's vision and philosophy goes hand-in-hand with Cellular South's, so the partnership is a good fit on all levels," said Bryan Corr, president and CEO of Corr Wireless. "Both Corr Wireless and Cellular South are dedicated to providing customers with the best service, network and value."
Corr Wireless Communications is a leading regional wireless carrier operating primarily in northeastern Alabama, as well as Georgia. The Company's service area includes the cities of Huntsville, Madison, Decatur, and Gadsden, plus the counties of Blount, Cullman, Marshall, Dekalb and Jackson in Alabama, as well as Rome, Georgia - covering a population of more than 1.3 million people in 18 counties. Corr currently employs approximately 130 employees, many of whom work in 19 company-owned stores - providing both retail and wholesale wireless services. Corr is dedicated to serving its customers throughout its footprint, as well as investing in local communities.
About Cellular South
Cellular South is a privately-owned diversified mobile communications company passionately committed to helping customers get the most out of their wireless devices and services. The nation's largest privately owned wireless communications carrier accomplishes this goal by providing the most reliable and advanced 3G nationwide wireless voice and data network, offering industry-leading unlimited flat rate plans, and through its online and in-store Discover Centers, which give customers easy, simple and convenient tools, tips, advice and information to get the most out of their mobile phone. For more information about Cellular South and its products and services, visit cellularsouth.com. This news release and other announcements are available at cellularsouth.com/news/. Or follow our news on Twitter at twitter.com/cellularsouth. Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/cellularsouth to learn more about our wireless services.
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Jim Richmond, (601) 974-7504
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