TITLE

Why Your Cell Phone Stinks

AUTHOR(S)
Finneran, Michael
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Business Communications Review;Sep2007, Vol. 37 Issue 9, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Information about cell phones, advancements in wireless technologies, and the business model that launched the industry are discussed. The shaping of the cellular business in the 1980s was a product of regulatory intervention. The original analog licenses were divided between a non-wire line and a wire line, resulting in inefficient and expensive roaming rates. The introduction of digital cellular in the 1990s provided the industry with the capacity to meet consumer demand, at which point the basic business plans were well entrenched.
ACCESSION #
26928732

 

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