TITLE

An undignified position

AUTHOR(S)
Sharrock, Stuart
PUB. DATE
September 1997
SOURCE
Satellite Communications;Sep97, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Opinion. Examines the role of satellite communication systems in the design of mobile systems. Evolution of third-generation cellular technologies; Development of the Advanced Mobile Phone Service; Standards on communication systems implemented by Groupe Special Mobile.
ACCESSION #
9709075461

 

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