NextWave Wireless Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1995

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 17


  • Latest Deal Type
  • Debt

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $200M

NextWave Wireless General Information


Operator of a holding company. The company's services include owning a significant wireless spectrum portfolio and managing wireless spectrum interests in the United States and Canada.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
NextWave Telecom
Ownership Status
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Holding Companies
Other Industries
Wireless Service Providers
Primary Office
  • P.O. Box 43078
  • Providence, RI 02940
  • United States

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NextWave Wireless Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
10. Debt - General 06-Jan-2021 $200M 00000 Completed Profitable
9. Merger/Acquisition 24-Jan-2013 00000 00000 00000 Completed Profitable
8. Debt - General 17-Mar-2010 0000 00000 Completed Profitable
7. Debt - General 10-Oct-2008 00000 00000 Completed Profitable
6. Bankruptcy: Admin/Reorg 01-Mar-2002 Completed Bankruptcy: Admin/Reorg
5. Debt - General 21-Aug-2001 00.00 00.00 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Bankruptcy: Admin/Reorg 08-Jun-1998 Completed Bankruptcy: Admin/Reorg
3. PIPE 01-Mar-1997 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. IPO 01-Jan-1997 Completed Generating Revenue
1. Early Stage VC Completed Generating Revenue
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NextWave Wireless Executive Team (10)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Frank Cassou JD President & Chief Executive Officer
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NextWave Wireless Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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NextWave Wireless Former Investors (2)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Halpern Denny & Company PE/Buyout Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Washington & Congress Managers PE/Buyout Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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NextWave Wireless Investments & Acquisitions (8)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
IP Mobile (Communications and Networking) 13-Jul-2007 0000000000 Telecommunications Service Providers
WiMAX Telecom 10-Jul-2007 0000000000 Telecommunications Service Providers
IPWireless 14-May-2007 0000000000 00000 Connectivity Products
GoNet Systems 04-Jan-2007 0000000000 000.00 Connectivity Products 00000 000
WCS Wireless-Licences 30-Jun-2006 Merger/Acquisition 00000 Other Communications and Networking
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NextWave Wireless Subsidiaries (1)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
GoNet Systems Connectivity Products Tel Aviv, Israel 0000
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NextWave Wireless Exits (5)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
IP Mobile (Communications and Networking) 13-Jul-2007 000000000000000000 Completed
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IPWireless 14-May-2007 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
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GoNet Systems 04-Jan-2007 000000000000000000 000.00 Completed
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450 connect 01-Jan-2006 00000 0000000 Completed
  • 3 buyers
PacketVideo 01-Jul-2005 Merger/Acquisition 000.00 Completed
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