TITLE

Teledesic Falls From Grace

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Brad
PUB. DATE
October 2002
SOURCE
Wireless Week;10/7/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 36, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that Teledesic Corp. has decided to suspend a satellite construction contract with Italian satellite manufacturer Alenia Spazio. Details on the Teledisc project; Reason for the suspension of the project; Financiers of the company; Other troubled satellite communication companies.
ACCESSION #
7514663

 

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