Handing Off Network Essentials

Marek, Sue
May 2004
Wireless Week;5/15/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 11, p20
Trade Publication
Assesses the possible outsourcing of some network management responsibilities by wireless communication operators in the U.S. Implications of outsourcing network functions on infrastructure vendors; Factors which may motivate wireless carriers outsource some of their network management responsibilities; Extent to which carriers will pursue outsourcing strategies.


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