Posts tagged with: Consumer

TracFone concerns still run high for consumer groups

Correspondence at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) over the past week underscores that consumer groups are still very much concerned about what happens if TracFone gets acquired by Verizon even though the operator promises to serve the public interest. Verizon...

Verizon names Manon Brouillette in new COO, deputy CEO role for consumer group

Verizon has named Manon Brouillette as chief operating officer and deputy CEO of the operator’s Consumer Group. In the newly created role, Brouillette will guide Verizon’s efforts to lead in connected 5G experiences and help the consumer group shape into...

Consumer Cellular sells to private equity firm GTCR

Consumer Cellular, the Portland, Oregon-based MVNO founded by two friends in 1995, has agreed to sell a controlling stake to the Chicago-based private equity firm GTCR. Terms were not disclosed.  Consumer Cellular focuses on the older demographic. But it wasn’t...

Consumer Cellular taking over Verizon space in 1,500 Target stores

Consumer Cellular, an MVNO that targets the 50 and older demographic, says it has expanded its partnership with Target, taking over space previously occupied by Verizon Wireless in nearly 1,500 store locations.   The expansion is already complete in 700...