Countdown To 2008

Wickham, Rhonda
November 2004
Wireless Week;11/1/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 22, p45
Trade Publication
Focuses on issues affecting wireless communication in the U.S. as of November 1, 2004. Impact of the November presidential election on the wireless devices and wireless data delivery; Presence of industry veteran Craig McCaw during the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association's Wireless I.T. & Entertainment Show; Analysis of the establishment of U.S. carriers following the Cingular-AT&T Wireless merger; Reason for the incorporation of mirrors into cell phone designs.


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