Sprint Puts MMDS On Hold

Marek, Sue
March 2001
Wireless Week;03/05/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 10, p20
Trade Publication
Reports that fixed wireless communications carrier Sprint Corp. has put on hold the deployment of its multichannel multipoint distribution system (MMDS) while waiting for the availability of next-generation equipment. Implications of the MMDS delay on consumers; Background of the MMDS business of Sprint; Process of installing the MMDS system.


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