Congress Returning To Wireless Agenda

Carlson, Caron
January 2000
Wireless Week;01/24/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p11
Trade Publication
Deals with the session conducted by the United States Congress about the wireless industry. High-technology initiatives that are on the top of the session agenda; Details on the planned hearings on telecommunication mergers by John McCain, committee chairman of the US Senate Commerce Committee; Legislation that will cause burdens for the industry.


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