Wireless Telecommunications Caucus To Educate Congress

April 2000
Wireless Week;04/17/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 16, p3
Trade Publication
Reports on the formation of the Wireless Telecommunication Caucus to educate the United States Congress on wireless issues. Legislators involved in the caucus; Necessity for wireless-related legislation; Issues to be tackled by the caucus.


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