An age-old question

Luna, Lynnette
May 2009
Urgent Communications;May2009, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p14
Trade Publication
The article discusses whether utility companies should partner with commercial mobile operators of resellers or build their own transmission networks. Operators are studying about open networks for third parties to develop applications to run on the network while the prices of machine-to-machine (M2M) modules and data service prices are declining. Verizon Communications Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ivan Seidenberg noted that wireless technology will usher in penetration rates for the wireless industry of more than 500% due to M2M communications.


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