Commoditization? Yes, But . . .

February 2006
Business Communications Review;Feb2006, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p2
Trade Publication
The article discusses the standpoints of some of the articles published in the February 2006 issue of the journal "Business Communications Review." Tome Nolle, in his article, argues why the industry is headed toward more commoditization in the future. His case is supported by three basic propositions: (1) the decline on the cost of bandwidth; (2) the decline of buyer literacy; (3) the migration from hardware/product orientation to services and software; and (4) the dynamics of vendor competition. On the other hand, Joanie Wexler points out some issues on wireless communication and local area networking.


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