TITLE

An age-old question

AUTHOR(S)
Luna, Lynnette
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Urgent Communications;May2009, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
39790771

 

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