Definitions

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  • n. A cellular telecommunications company.

Etymologies

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Blend of cell and telco

Examples

  • Clearly Vonage is on a suicide mission; their cost and churn stats are worse than a cellco in return for about 1/4 or 1/3 of the ARPU.

    Vonage Scary Big Spending Ways

  • What the cellco has on you is now basically being mirrored in a file on your iPhone or iPad without any kind of encryption, and is also being copied to your computer.

    Ars Technica

  • TeleGeography's GlobalComms Database says that Telecel Zimbabwe, the country's second largest cellco, is owned by Telecel Globe (60%, formerly Telecel International), and the Empowerment Corporation (40%), itself comprising exiled businessman, James Makamba's Kestrel (23%), IEG

    British Blogs

  • Vodafone will put Google's Nexus One smartphone on sale on Friday, 30 April, the cellco said today.

    The Register

  • The insistence on 16d not only persuaded Indosat and rival cellco Telkom to bid low for Wimax spectrum - and therefore avoid buying spectrum in many circles - but also persuaded many international bidders to stay out of the auction.

    Telecom Asia RSS

  • However, the cellco took the matter to the High Court in Mzuzu and gained an injunction against MACRA's fine until

    TeleGeography CommsUpdate

  • The Uzbeki telecoms regulator has reportedly awarded TeliaSonera-backed cellco UCell a licence to roll out a Long Term Evolution (LTE) network.

    TeleGeography CommsUpdate

  • US cellco Sprint Nextel has announced that it will purchase 10MHz of spectrum across 16 markets for a total of around USD105 million.

    TeleGeography CommsUpdate

  • However, Vodafone reportedly does not want to spend too much on buying the remaining stake it doesn't own in the cellco since it already has a controlling interest.

    Telecom Asia RSS

  • The deal gave Essar the option to sell its 33% stake in the Indian cellco to Vodafone for

    Telecom Asia RSS

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