Heartland Wireless Customers Convert to DBS


Nucentrix Broadband Networks Inc. said Wednesday it plans to convert its
wireless cable video customers to other service providers in order to free its
spectrum for other services.

The company, which had already resold DirecTV Inc. programming to some of its
Heartland Cable customers, said it struck deals with DirecTV, Pegasus
Communications Corp. and Time Warner Cable to convert its video customers to DBS
and cable.

'Our long-term strategy for several years now has been focused on the
development of our spectrum for broadband Internet and other advanced wireless
services,' Nucentrix chairman Carroll D. McHenry said in a press