Tip of the Iceberg

October 2008
Wireless Week;10/1/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 15, p10
Trade Publication
The article presents an analysis on the impact of the financial crisis to the wireless communications sector in the U.S. The author argues that direct impact from loss of business in the financial and insurance sectors will be slight. But, tight credit and reduced confidence will surely have negative effects on demand for wireless services. A forecast on the impact of the crisis to firms in the wireless sector such as Qualcomm, RIM and Verizon is offered.


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