TITLE

Don't believe the hype

AUTHOR(S)
Williamson, Mark
PUB. DATE
May 2000
SOURCE
Satellite Communications;May2000, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Ponders on the exaggeration of project proposals made by companies in their telecommunication research and development. Reasons for their failures; Economic implications; Information on some proposals in satellite communications and broadband multimedia systems.
ACCESSION #
3086489

 

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