Carriers Study Subsidy Cuts On Hot Sellers

McCall, Margo
May 2002
Wireless Week;5/6/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 18, p23
Trade Publication
Discusses the subsidy reductions considered by wireless communication carriers. Reason lowering handset subsidies might be risky for carriers; Average carrier subsidy for handsets in the first quarter of 2002; Two ways carriers can reduce subsidies.


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