TITLE

Charter Uses Towers To Mine for Revenue

AUTHOR(S)
Baumgartner, Jeff
PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
Multichannel News;11/13/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 46, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on how United States-based cable television operator Charter Communications Inc. is using its wireless towers to mine for additional revenue. Hiring of KGI Wireless to license spectrum on the microwave towers to wireless carriers; Other cable operators that have identified the concept of renting tower capacity to wireless carriers.
ACCESSION #
3792148

 

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