PDV Raises $218M, Will Launch 2-Way Radio Network

Law360, New York (September 17, 2014, 2:55 PM EDT) -- Pacific DataVision Inc. said on Tuesday that part of the $218 million in equity funding it recently raised will go toward the purchase of Sprint Corp.'s spectrum licenses, as PDV works to launch a two-way radio network for businesses.

PDV, which is run by the co-founders of Nextel Communications Inc., said it has agreed to buy all six of Sprint's 900-megahertz spectrum licenses. According to a Tuesday press release from PDV, upon the completion of the deal with Sprint, it will focus on developing a walkie-talkie-style...
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