TITLE

Personalization Takes a New Tact

AUTHOR(S)
Marek, Sue
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Wireless Week;4/1/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the forecasted growth of the fashion handset segment in the U.S. in 2006. Actions taken by manufacturers to improve the color and texture of the handsets; Advantages of customizing handsets to carriers; Implications of the increasing number of subscribers who switch to service providers that offer an exclusive cellular telephone.
ACCESSION #
20417835

 

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