Sprint Corp. Trials Put MMDS Back On Track

Marek, Sue
May 2002
Wireless Week;5/13/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 19, p34
Trade Publication
Reports on the resumption of the deployment of multichannel multipoint distribution services (MMDS) by Sprint Corp. Impact of the stoppage of the deployment of MMDS on equipment vendors; Challenges posed by the commercialization of MMDS equipment for the telecommunications industry; Support for the initiative of Sprint.


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