TITLE

Why Your Cell Phone Stinks

AUTHOR(S)
Buechner, Maryanne Murray
PUB. DATE
August 1999
SOURCE
Time;8/23/1999, Vol. 154 Issue 8, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on cellular telephone technology in the United States and why it is lagging, as of August 23, 1999. Advanced systems in Europe and Asia; Reasons, including implementation of a digital network and having one network technology; Devotion of Nokia to cellular phone technology in Finland; Reasons the US has trouble going digital; Difference in demand for digital cellular phones in the US and Europe; Details of the European and Japanese markets; Ways in which the US is catching up. INSET: `We're Already Living in Cell Hell,' by Joshua Quittner.
ACCESSION #
2153966

 

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