TITLE

PTT's Future Push

AUTHOR(S)
KOBLENTZ, EVAN
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Wireless Week;3/15/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the growth of push-to-talk (PTT) technology worldwide. Several companies have ventured into such technology including Nextel Communications and Sprint. According to Mike Finley, vice president and integration project leader of Sprint, he believes that PTT market is still incredibly robust and there is a huge opportunity for it. Other companies that have plans of investing into the technology include QChat, AT&T and Alltel.
ACCESSION #
31309350

 

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