Getting To The Point

Morgan, Bryan
October 2003
Wireless Week;10/15/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 21, p16
Trade Publication
Focuses on the increasing importance of location-based services (LBS) in the wireless communications industry. Example of a successful mobile LBS deployment; Comparison of Global Positioning System solutions with network-based location solutions; Mobile components of LBS.


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