Handset Distribution: The Technology "Gatekeeper"

Drucker, Elliott
July 2005
Wireless Week;7/15/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 15, p30
Trade Publication
Presents an article focusing on the role of handset distribution process in the U.S. as a technology gatekeeper. Limitation by a network operator of the types of handsets available to its customers; Challenge brought by handset distribution process to the development of applications; Ability of manufacturers to charge a premium for handset functionality.


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