Tunnel Service Shutdown Provides Wake-Up Call

Rockwell, Mark
August 2005
Wireless Week;8/1/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 16, p10
Trade Publication
Looks at issues surrounding the decision of New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to shut down wireless telephone service in tunnels and critical infrastructure as of August 2005. Controversy regarding the jurisdiction for the shutdown decision; Actions that will be taken by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to interfere with the decision; Implications of the subway bombings in London, England for the city's telecommunication carriers.


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