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Telecommunication companies which survived the burst of the "dot‐com bubble" in 2000 generally emerged stronger and more agile than before and are well poised to face the unfolding economic downturn and dramatic changes in telecommunication markets. Communication operators continue upgrading their networks in order to stay competitive and increase revenues. Fixed line and cable providers are investing in fibre‐optic infrastructure, and wireless carriers are paying for new radio‐interface upgrades in order to offer higher‐speed data services.
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Document Type: Review Article

Publication date: August 1, 2009

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