News briefs

August 1999
Network World;08/16/99, Vol. 16 Issue 33, p6
Trade Publication
Presents news items related to enterprise network computing in the United States as of August 16, 1999. Includes US Federal Communications Commission's rejection of a call for cable Internet access probe; Wall Data's launching of Cyberprise 3.0 portal; Iridium's filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.


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