TITLE

will XXX equal $$$?

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Brad
PUB. DATE
May 2002
SOURCE
Wireless Week;5/6/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 18, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explores why U.S. wireless carriers are reluctant to offer adult content or pornography services despite huge revenue potential. Estimated number of Americans who visit an adult content site every month; Difficulty of determining how much revenue comes from adult entertainment; Issues that carriers need to address in offering adult content. INSETS: Are carriers responsible for content?;Playboy spreads its wireless wings.
ACCESSION #
6648559

 

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