TITLE

The race to wire the world

PUB. DATE
May 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;5/23/94, Vol. 116 Issue 20, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how governments around the world are realizing there's a direct link between a strong communications infrastructure and economic development. Global market for telephone systems that is taking off; AT&T's win of a $4 billion contract to modernize Saudi Arabia's telecommunications system over the next seven years; AT&T's rivals; Huge potential business for all the major telephone companies.
ACCESSION #
9405177514

 

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