Entrepreneurial Beginnings Bode Well For Wireless

Marek, Sue
October 2003
Wireless Week;Oct2003 Supplement, Vol. 9, p4
Trade Publication
Discusses the development of cellular licenses for several wireless service providers in the U.S. Background on the licenses released by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in 1981; Launch of the first cellular telephone from Ameritech Mobile Communications Inc. on October 13, 1983; Reasons behind the decision of the FCC to auction the licenses for personal communication service (PCS) to individuals and businesses in October 1993; Impact of the PCS spectrum auctions on the wireless communication industry in the country.


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