Dobson Communications

Dobson Communications Overview

Founded 1936
Founded
Status Acquired/​Merged
Employees 2,500
Employees
Latest Deal Type M&A
Financing Rounds 2
Investments 10

Dobson Communications General Information

Description

Provider of rural and suburban wireless communications services in the United States. The company offers digital voice, data and other feature services to its subscribers through its global system for mobile communications (GSM), general packet radio service (GPRS), enhanced data for GSM evolution (EDGE) and time division multiple access (TDMA) digital networks. It offers wireless voice and data services, as well as various custom-calling features, including voice mail, call forwarding, call waiting, three way calling, no answer transfer, caller ID, message waiting indicator, sleep mode for longer battery life and mobile originated and mobile terminated short message service.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Dobson Telephone Company, Dobson Holdings
Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Wireless Service Providers
Acquirer
Primary Office
  • 14201 Wireless Way
  • Oklahoma City, OK 73134
  • United States
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Dobson Communications Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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Dobson Communications Competitors (1)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing
Amount
000 0000000 Private Equity-Backed Saint-Denis, France 000 00000000000

Dobson Communications Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Dobson Communications Investments & Acquisitions (10)

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Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
00000000 00000000 11-May-2006 000000000000000000 0000 Wireless Service Providers
000 00000000 29-Dec-2004 000000000000000000 000.00 Telecommunications Service Providers 000000 0000
000-000000000 0000 15-Jun-2004 000000000000000000 0000 Telecommunications Service Providers 0000000 000000
00000000 000 19-Aug-2003 000000000000000000 00000 Wireless Service Providers
MJ Cellular 01-Nov-2000 Merger/Acquisition Telecommunications Service Providers 000000 0000

Dobson Communications Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
00000000 000 19-Aug-2003 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
  • 000000 00000000000
00000000 000 25-Feb-2000 000000000000000000 00.000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
Gila River Cellular General Partnership 01-Oct-1997 Merger/Acquisition Completed