Fighting the phoney war

March 1999
Manager: British Journal of Administrative Management;Mar/Apr99, Issue 14, p6
Academic Journal
Reveals that thousands of companies in Great Britain are expected to change mobile telephone operators in the year 2000 because of increased consumer rights. Results of an OFTEL survey; Dissatisfaction among mobile phone users; Expected increase in competition among operators.


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