Vendors struggle with 'eat or be eaten' strategy

Omatseye, Sam
January 2002
RCR Wireless News;1/21/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p18
Trade Publication
Focuses on the dilemma faced by large wireless companies in the United States with regard to acquisition of small wireless companies. List of small and large wireless companies; Concerns of industry analysts on consolidation deals; Factors to consider in consolidation plans.


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