Mobi (company)

Mobi, Inc. is a wireless services provider founded in 2004 and based in Honolulu. The company provides service on each of the major islands of Hawaiʻi.[3]

Mobi, Inc.
PredecessorsMobiPCS LLC
Coral Wireless LLC
FoundedJune 30, 2004; 16 years ago (2004-06-30) in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi
Honolulu, Hawaiʻi
United States
Key people
Justen Burdette, CEO[1]
Number of employees


The company was assigned wireless spectrum in the PCS band in 2004[4] and launched service[5] in Hawaii in 2005. The company, then doing business as Mobi PCS, along with Metro PCS, was backed by venture capital firm M/C Partners.[6] By 2008, Mobi had opened 11 retail and 70 dealer locations in Hawaii.[7] In 2014 / 2015, Mobi sold part of its wireless network and spectrum to Verizon.[8]


  1. ^ Hill, Tiffany (Jan 25, 2019), "Entrepreneurs & Investors Convene at Annual East Meets West Conference", Hawaii Business, Honolulu, Hawaii, retrieved Feb 13, 2019
  2. ^ "Mobi to expand cell service to neighbor isles".
  3. ^ "Mobi PCS adds cell sites throughout Hawaii". Retrieved 2019-04-17.
  4. ^ "Pacific Communications LLC and Coral Wireless, LLC". Federal Communications Commission. December 24, 2015.
  5. ^ "New Hawaii cell phone company selects Honolulu data center".
  6. ^ "Investors are betting $50 million that Mobi PCS can use a customer-friendly business model to grab a big share of Hawaii's wireless-phone market".
  7. ^ "Sprint launches competitor to Mobi PCS | | Business | /2008/02/21/".
  8. ^ "About – Mobi". Mobi. Retrieved 2019-06-17.

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