Wireless Carriers Keep It Simple

Mendez-Wilson, Deborah
January 2002
Wireless Week;1/7/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p20
Trade Publication
Deals with the growing trend among wireless communication companies to outsource the development of their network functions. Reasons behind the trend; Areas where wireless companies might need help from outsourcing; Outlook of Yankee Group toward the network integration services to carriers in 2005.


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