AirCell Geared For Takeoff

Carlson, Caron
June 2000
Wireless Week;06/19/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 25, p14
Trade Publication
Reports on the approval for AirCell to sell its airborne cellular system for airplanes in the United States. Restrictions given to AirCell by the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau; Concern of wireless carriers; Handset cost; Target market of AirCell.


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