TITLE

Oh modem, where is thy sting?

AUTHOR(S)
Bradner, Scott
PUB. DATE
August 1997
SOURCE
Network World;08/04/97, Vol. 14 Issue 31, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on concerns over the impact of the explosion of Internet service on telephone infrastructure. Revenue increases announced by Bell Atlantic and NYNEX; Cost of upgrading phone infrastructures.
ACCESSION #
9708106001

 

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