Local, Long-distance Spar Over LMDS

Carlson, Caron
January 2000
Wireless Week;01/31/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p13
Trade Publication
Focuses on the move of the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to bar telephone and cable providers in holding local point distribution service (LMDS) licenses in their own service areas. Argument raised by US West on the decision; Plans of MCI WorldCom for LMDS spectrum.


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