CNET también está disponible en español.

Ir a español

Don't show this again

Christmas Gift Guide
Mobile

Waiting for the wireless boom

Wireless is where it's at, according to a new study, which expects the U.S. market to be worth some $117 billion by 2002.

Wireless is where it's at, according to a new study, which expects the U.S. market to be worth some $117 billion by 2002. Domestic and international companies alike are heeding that cash call, as seen by the recent multibillion-dollar merger between Britain's Vodafone and AirTouch Communications. Adopting a global wireless standard, however, may be the toughest task yet for the up-and-coming industry.

Wireless market bracing for boom
The U.S. corporate wireless communications market is expected triple over the next four years, driven by increased demand among medium-sized businesses, according to a new study.

Wireless CEOs target standards battle
Chief executives of Vodafone and AirTouch say they will pressure international regulators and manufacturers to establish global wireless standards as quickly as possible.

New world order in wireless
Q&A A week after AirTouch struck a deal to merge with the British Vodafone Group, executives of the joint company say one of their top priorities is renewing talks with Bell Atlantic, which was the losing bidder for AirTouch.