Metricom Races Time . . . Again

Marek, Sue
February 2001
Wireless Week;02/12/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 7, p1
Trade Publication
Reports that Metricom Inc. will postpone the expansion of its Ricochet 128 kilobit-per-second wireless data service in 2001. Reason for the move; Effect of the news on the stock of the company; Technology used by Metricom to transmit data over unlicensed frequencies; Estimated amount the company would spend on the network.


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