These Small Fry Are Pumped Up

Look out, AT&T, here comes Nextel Communications Inc. The tiny Rutherford (N.J.) company had only $62 million in revenues last year, but it continues to race ahead with ambitious plans to build a nationwide cellular phone system. And its executives say they aren't afraid of taking on American Telephone & Telegraph Co., which aims to become a big contender in the wireless market with its tentative deal to buy McCaw, the cellular phone giant.

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