Green Field or Black Hole?

Rockwell, Mark
November 2006
Wireless Week;11/1/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 22, p6
Trade Publication
The article examines whether wireless broadband is the solution to the growing gap in rural wireline broadband in the U.S. Harry Bruns, Alltell president of wireless services, believes that there is a high demand for wireless broadband in rural markets. However, Bill Nugent, executive director at the New England Conference of Public Utility commissioners, says that mountainous terrain, foliage and hard-to-fill spots are expensive barriers for a wireless to overcome.


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