Satellite Stocks Ready To Blast Off?

Vaughan, Allyson
February 2000
Wireless Week;02/21/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 8, p38
Trade Publication
Forecasts the increase in satellite stocks in mobile satellite services (MSS) industry in the United States. Reasons as to why telephony from MSS carriers has been marketed as a solution for communication in remote areas; Impact of the increase on the company; Implications of the merger deal between McCaw Cellular Communications Inc. and Iridium Inc.


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