TITLE

Want to Surf the Net? Better Check The Weather Forecast

AUTHOR(S)
Mehta, Stephanie N.
PUB. DATE
May 2000
SOURCE
Fortune International (Europe);05/15/2000, Vol. 141 Issue 10, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the development of lasers as a substitute for phone lines and fiber networks for Internet access. Development efforts of AirFiber and TeraBeam and their views on an unwired future; Predicted speeds that it can deliver data; Development of unltrasensitive tracking systems; Opinion of phone companies that there will be a limited role for fiberless optics in telecom networks.
ACCESSION #
3071623

 

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