TITLE

Mending Critical Numbers

AUTHOR(S)
Lee, Ricki
PUB. DATE
August 1999
SOURCE
Wireless Week;08/09/99, Vol. 5 Issue 32, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Argues that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) underestimated the number of wireless communication and mobile radio services subscribers in the United States. 1998 estimated number of mobile telecommunication subscribers according to the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association; Need for the FCC to acknowledge the error and correct it; Comments from FCC Chairman Bill Kennard on the number of Americans who own a mobile phone.
ACCESSION #
2219386

 

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