Iridium Continues To Haunt Motorola

McCall, Margo
January 2002
Wireless Week;1/14/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p19
Trade Publication
Reports on the decision of U.S. District Court Judge Alvin Hellerstein, in January 2002, on the case between Motorola and creditor Chase Manhattan Bank about the Iridium satellite telephone venture. Basis for appeal; Background on the problem; Claims of Motorola.


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