FiberTower 8-K 2006
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 15, 2006
FIRST AVENUE NETWORKS, INC.
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (703) 873-4165
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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On May 15, 2006, First Avenue Networks, Inc. (the Company) issued a press release announcing that it had entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated May 14, 2006, with FiberTower Corporation and Marlin Acquisition Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company. A copy of the press release is furnished and attached as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and is incorporated herein by reference.
In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the information in Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto is being furnished and is not deemed to be filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and is not otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section. Accordingly, the information in Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto will not be incorporated by reference into any filing made by First Avenue under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, unless specifically identified therein as being incorporated therein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.