The WIP Race

Radousky, Keith
October 2008
Wireless Week;10/2/2008, p8
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the competition among wireless infrastructure providers (WIPs) to offer the best technologies to their customers in the U.S. headed by Motorola Inc. and AT&T Network Systems Inc. Motorola succeed with its cellular "A" block licensees through radio common carriers (RCCs) while AT&T invested in "B" block licenses or regional Bell operating companies (RBOCs). The competition in the industry intensified with the entry of Ericsson in 1984 through its Buffalo Telephone Co.


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