Cellular South to Expand its Wireless Footprint through its Purchase of Regional Wireless Network Provider in North Alabama and Georgia
Ridgeland, MS (Oct. 16, 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.
For more information about Cellular South, its wireless offerings and Cellular South’s Discover Centers, visit www.cellularsouth.com.