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Nextel achieves milestone, with Nextel Partners Inc., of serving top 100 metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) in the U.S.
Nextel introduces two new wireless Motorola monolith phones available with Direct Connect service, speakerphone, voice-activated dialing and advanced Java™ technology capabilities.
Timothy Bryan appointed to the Nextel Communications Board of Directors.
Nextel unveils breakthrough technologies and programs for use with Java™-enabled Motorola handsets, enabling secure connections between Internet-ready phones and enterprise.
Nextel activates 8-millionth domestic digital subscriber unit.
Nextel Communications names Paul Saleh as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
Nextel responds to national tragedy of September 11th by donating thousands of wireless phones to federal, state and local government agencies, and emergency service provider organizations.
Nextel announces Nationwide Direct Connect service, with expanded services starting in Q3 2001.
Nextel announces Motorola iBoard™, first portable keyboard, to enhance mobile office applications with Nextel i85s and i50sx Motorola handsets.
Nextel introduces i85s, the first wireless Java™ phone in North America, by Motorola.
Nextel records its six-millionth subscriber in the 3Q 2000, just two quarters after recording five million subscribers.
Nextel Online Two-Way MessagingSM service launches, enabling customers to send, receive and respond to text messages using their Internet-capable Nextel "plus" phones.
Nextel announces Nextel Online® services, the wireless Internet solution for business: an "always-connected" wireless data solution that provides business customers with the tools and applications they need to get business done.
Nextel announces Nextel Worldwide™ service, the largest all-digital wireless coverage in the United States and in more than 70 countries around the world.
Nextel records its five-millionth subscriber in 1Q 2000, just two quarters after recording four million subscribers.
Nextel introduces the i700plus™ Internet-ready phone nationwide.
Nextel introduces the i700plus™Internet-ready phone in Atlanta, GA and Birmingham, AL.
Nextel records its four-millionth subscriber in 3Q 1999, just two quarters after recording three million subscribers.
Nextel introduces the i500plus™ Internet-ready phone nationwide.
Timothy Donahue promoted to president and Chief Executive Officer of Nextel.
Nextel records its three-millionth subscriber in the 1Q 1999, just three quarters after recording two million subscribers.
Nextel announces agreement with SpectraSite Communications, Inc. to purchase its 2,000 towers and build 1,700 new towers within the next five years to support the aggressive nationwide expansion of the Nextel National Network.
Nextel launches wireless data services.