Qwest and fixed wireless carrier react to FCC rules

Rohde, David
May 2000
Network World;05/01/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 18, p33
Trade Publication
Reports on the plans of Advanced Radio Telecom (ART) to exit the business of selling fixed-wireless connections as part of its compliance to United States Federal Communications Commission rules on long-distance restrictions. Interests of Qwest in ART; Merger between Qwest and US West.


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