Hype vs. reality and the wireless data future

Bruno, Antony
March 2000
RCR;03/27/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 13, p20
Trade Publication
Focuses on the hype surrounding the possibilities of wireless Internet services, as discussed during the Wireless 2000 exhibition in New Orleans, Louisiana. Comparison of the United States and the Western European mobile communications market; Industry analysts' faulting of network operators for not increasing the speed of data transmission.


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