SK Telecom (Nasdaq: SKM), with its $270 million bailout of the Helio Inc. venture with EarthLink Inc. (Nasdaq: ELNK) last month, skewed the numbers somewhat. But even without the Helio cash infusion, new private wireless financing for September was still up nearly 80 percent on the dog days of summer, as Rutberg recorded just $234 million in new financing for August.
Major cash influxes were seen in the carrier, operator infrastructure, and wireless semiconductor sectors, Rutberg says. Some of the more notable funding news included:
— Dan Jones, Site Editor, Unstrung