PCS technology intensifies wireless wars

Eckert, Toby
April 1997
Indianapolis Business Journal;04/28/97, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p5A
Reports on the intensification of competition in the wireless communications industry following the introduction of Personal Communications Services (PCS). Construction of PCS networks by Sprint Spectrum and Ameritech; Upgrading of cellular networks; Absence of agreement on industry standards.


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