TITLE

Financials Take Hit

AUTHOR(S)
Kuhl, Craig
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
Wireless Week;10/1/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 20, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the financial impact of Hurricane Katrina on both national and regional wireless carriers in the U.S. Long term revenue impact of Katrina on the 2006 earning per share of BellSouth; Insurance recovery needed by Sprint Nextel; Cost of deploying technicians from other states, replacing and upgrading equipment, along with lost revenue from closings and interrupted services.
ACCESSION #
18443287

 

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