TITLE

Telcos go down to Y2K wire

AUTHOR(S)
Rohde, David; Greene, Tim
PUB. DATE
October 1998
SOURCE
Network World;10/19/98, Vol. 15 Issue 42, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the efforts of the telecommunications industry concerning their readiness with the Year 2000 computing crisis. Need for interoperability testing between telephone carriers and end-users; Factors behind the industry's lagging pace; Problems with interoperational support systems. INSET: Don't panic, but....
ACCESSION #
2528890

 

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