I WIRELESS TO LAUNCH DES MOINES MARKET
Urbandale, IA – i wireless, a leading regional wireless communications provider, today announced an extended partnership agreement with T-Mobile USA giving i wireless the rights to sell and operate in the Des Moines market area. With the Des Moines market launch, i wireless will become the only Iowa-based carrier with a statewide network.
“The Des Moines market launch marks one of the biggest opportunities in company history and we are excited to expand our partnership with T- Mobile that will allow i wireless to become a statewide provider of wireless services in Iowa,” said Craven Shumaker, i wireless CEO. “Here at
i wireless we are committed to providing excellence in customer experience to the Des Moines market and throughout the state.”
The transaction is expected to close in Q1 of 2013.
i wireless employs over 100 employees in its Urbandale office headquarters with 250 employees companywide. i wireless will add sales, marketing and customer support positions in the Des Moines market area.
i wireless, a leading regional wireless communications provider serving Iowa, western Illinois, and eastern Nebraska is a T-Mobile Affiliate and Iowa Wireless Services company. Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Urbandale, i wireless is owned by T-Mobile USA and Iowa Network Services (a consortium of 127 Iowa Independent Telecommunications Companies). i wireless provides wireless communications products for monthly billed and pay in advance customers under the brand MEGAtalk by i wireless. i wireless has over 250 full service company stores and authorized dealers and offers customers access to the world’s largest and fastest wireless voice and data network. For more information, visit www.iwireless.com or contact Allison Costello at 319-390-7242.