Wireless Seeks To Close Digital Divide

Lopez, Ed
January 2000
Wireless Week;01/03/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the service trial in Houma, Louisiana, by BellSouth Corp. to test the potential role of wireless technology in telecommunication. Benefits of wireless Internet access; Support needed by wireless technology; Technical and economic factors that will be assessed in the testing.


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