Carriers Sweat Over California Rules

Rockwell, Mark
September 2003
Wireless Week;9/1/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 18, p14
Trade Publication
Reports on the proposed Consumer Bill of Rights aimed at wireless communication carriers being considered by the California Public Utility Commission as of September 2003. Concerns of carriers about the bill; Possible effect of the revised rules on consumers.


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