NetworkNewsBreaks – NII Holdings, Inc.’s (NASDAQ: NIHD) AINMT Partnership Sends Shares Soaring on Heavy Volume

Shares of NII Holdings (NASDAQ: NIHD) are up more than 40% mid-day on volume of 12.21 million, roughly three times the average 5-day volume, on word the mobile communication services provider has partnered with AINMT Holdings AB (“AINMT”), an international telecommunications company and parent of the Norwegian operator ice, to jointly own and operate Brazilian mobile telecommunications company Nextel Brazil. Per the agreement, AINMT will invest $50 million for a 30% stake in Nextel Holdings S.à r.l. (the “Company”), a wholly owned subsidiary of NII and owner of Nextel Brazil. AINMT has the option to invest an additional $150 million in the Company, which, if exercised, would result in a 60% controlling stake in the Company.

“We are excited to partner with AINMT as it continues to export its customer-centric and LTE-driven model to highly populated emerging markets around the globe. We believe that gaining access to their differentiated approach and data-driven strategy will allow Nextel Brazil to significantly expand both its growth and profitability,” NII CEO Steve Shindler stated in the news release.

To view the full press release, visit: http://nnw.fm/qP2e1

About NII Holdings, Inc.

NII Holdings, Inc., a publicly held company based in Reston, Virginia, is a provider of differentiated mobile communication services for businesses and high value consumers in Brazil. NII Holdings, operating under the Nextel brand, offers fully integrated wireless voice services, data services and wireless Internet access. Visit NII’s website at www.nii.com.

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