PowerTel joins the conglomerate

Monday, August 28, 2000, at 01:54PM

By Eric Richardson

I just saw this Wired News article which says that Deutsche Telekom will be buying PowerTel and folding it into Voicestream. Just two weeks ago I was in Atlanta talking to a cell phone sales guy who claimed that PowerTel was definitely not for sale. Heh. I guess $5.89 billion will soften anybody.