Consolidation Could Stall Next-Gen Services

Marek, Sue
December 2001
Wireless Week;12/3/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 48, p10
Trade Publication
Predicts the trend in consolidation among next-generation wireless communication services in the United States for year 2002. Issues surrounding consolidation; How the combined disparate sets of systems can cause problems; Factors contributing to the consolidation success.


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