TITLE

By the Numbers

PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Wireless Week;10/15/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 21, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents news briefs concerning the wireless communication industry. A study conducted by ABI Research concluded that Radio Frequency Identification has the potential to streamline and improve airline baggage handling. Strategy Analytics predicted that the contactless payment market is set to increase significantly over the next 5 years from 2006. A report from 5G Wireless Communications claims that the timeshare market is the latest sector demanding real-time Internet access.
ACCESSION #
23193143

 

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