SkySites May Help Fill Network Gaps

Marek, Sue
January 2002
Wireless Week;1/7/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p22
Trade Publication
Features Space Data Corp., a company that claims to have a solution to the problem with wireless data network coverage. Description of Space Data's solution to wireless data network coverage; Outlook of the company toward its offered solution.


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