TITLE

Free-Space Optic Service Fills a Gap

AUTHOR(S)
Menezes, Bill
PUB. DATE
October 2001
SOURCE
Multichannel News;10/1/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 40, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the restoration of wireline services to customers in the United States. Impact of terrorist attacks; Deployment of connectivity by the free-space optic (FSO) technology; Significance of FSO.
ACCESSION #
5320654

 

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