The Ultimate Wild Card
- Back in my world. Silva, Jeff // RCR;04/13/98, Vol. 17 Issue 15, p12
Opinion. Offers an insight on an individual's experience on a springb vacation in Disney, Florida, with his family, while highlighting the impact of the year 2000 computer problem on businesses and the role in which private wireless two-way radios played in these circumstances. Identification...
- Enhanced services stalled as firms contend with Y2K. Mooney, Elizabeth V. // RCR;02/01/99, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p1
Focuses on the impact of the Year 2000 computing crisis on the wireless communications industry in the United States as of February 1, 1999. State of industry's Year 2000 compliance; Disruptions projected to be caused by the problem; Industry analysts' comments.
- Industry's youth weapon against year 2000 glitch. Pate, Kelly // RCR;07/21/97, Vol. 16 Issue 29, p1
Examines the problems likely to be faced in the wireless industry, in relation to the expected computer crisis in the year 2000. Reference made to `The Year 2000 Computer `Glitch'; Prediction of the amount of litigation and damages fees; Steps taken by Subscriber Computing Incorporated;...
- Should Asia's carriers be running scared? Chan, Tony // Telecom Asia;Feb99, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p20
Discusses how the telecommunications industry in Asia is preparing itself for the Year 2000 bug. Dilemma for telephone companies to find the money needed to upgrade its networks and computer systems; Efforts by governments to establish official guidelines and legal definitions of the subject;...
- Ready or not: Y2K here we come. Lynch, Grahame // Telecom Asia;Sep99, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p6
Comments on the impact of the year 2000 computing crisis on Asian countries. Pronouncements by Deutsche Bank chief economist Edward Yardeni; Prognosis by the United States-based research firm Software Productivity Research; Techniques utilized by telephone companies to prepare for year 2000.
- Phone companies ready. McGowan, Kathy // Northern Ontario Business;Jan99, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p22
Reports that telecommunications companies in Northern Ontario are taking measures to prevent Year 2000 computer problems. Strategies used by Thunder Bay Telephone, Sprint, AT&T, Ontario Northland Telephone and Northern Telephone Ltd.; Expected completion of system conversion initiatives.
- Expect your dial tone to be there. Martinez, Jose // Caribbean Business;6/10/1999, Vol. 27 Issue 22, p39
Reports on the readiness of Puerto Rican telephone companies to meet the challenge posed by the year 2000 (Y2K) computer bug. Integration of the Y2K programs of Puerto Rico Telephone Co. and GTE Corp.; Y2K-readiness target date of Telefonica Larga Distancia; Primus Telecommunications Inc.'s...
- Getting it together. McDougall, Bruce // Canadian Banker;Jul/Aug99, Vol. 106 Issue 4, p38
Deals with the response of Canadians on Year 2000 computer date conversion issue. Reassurance made by the telephone companies on the public; Details on a meeting held by leaders of the banking, electrical and telecommunications industries in Toronto; Result of the test involving 280 telecom...
- Are Telcos OK for Y2k? Krapf, Eric // Business Communications Review;Apr99, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p16
Examines the readiness of carriers' public switched telephone network (PSTN) for the year 2000 computer (Y2K) problem. Results of the interoperability tests of Y2K-compliant gear conducted in carriers' laboratories; Carriers whose products are tested by the Alliance for Telecommunications...