Operators Discuss Change In Metrics

McCall, Margo
November 2001
Wireless Week;11/12/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 46, p29
Trade Publication
Reports on the suggestion that broadband ≡ tenants (BBE) is no longer effective in measuring public tower companies' return on investment. Reason for questioning the accuracy of the BBE metric; View of analyst John Bensche on the issue.


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