Western Wireless Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1988

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 2,459


  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Financing Rounds
  • 8

  • Investments
  • 1

Western Wireless General Information


Provider of wireless communication services in Western United States. The company's activity is engaged in offering cellular telephone service to rural areas and also operates wireless phone systems marketed primarily under the Cellular One national brand name, enabling customers to avail effective communication services.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Telecommunications Service Providers
Other Industries
Wireless Service Providers
Corporate Office
  • 3650 131st Avenue SouthEast
  • Bellevue, WA 98006
  • United States

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Western Wireless Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Western 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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Western Wireless Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Western Wireless Acquisitions (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Triad Cellular 24-Apr-1997 0000000000 00000 Telecommunications Service Providers
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Western Wireless FAQs

  • When was Western Wireless founded?

    Western Wireless was founded in 1988.

  • Who is the founder of Western Wireless?

    John Stanton is the founder of Western Wireless.

  • Where is Western Wireless headquartered?

    Western Wireless is headquartered in Bellevue, WA.

  • What is the size of Western Wireless?

    Western Wireless has 2,459 total employees.

  • What industry is Western Wireless in?

    Western Wireless’s primary industry is Telecommunications Service Providers.

  • Is Western Wireless a private or public company?

    Western Wireless is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of Western Wireless?

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  • What is Western Wireless’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Western Wireless is 000000.

  • How much funding has Western Wireless raised over time?

    Western Wireless has raised $6.21B.

  • Who are Western Wireless’s investors?

    Blum Capital Partners, Great Hill Partners, Hellman & Friedman, M/C Partners, and Odyssey Investment Partners are 5 of 6 investors who have invested in Western Wireless.

  • When was Western Wireless acquired?

    Western Wireless was acquired on 01-Aug-2005.

  • Who acquired Western Wireless?

    Western Wireless was acquired by Alltel.

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