Region Focus

Winter 2003

Beyond the Turmoil

After a period of rapid and uneven growth, the telecommunications industry in the Fifth District is in the midst of a painful reorganization as service providers rethink how to meet customer demand.
By Charles Gerena


Readings

Rosenbush, Steve. "The Telecom Depression — When Will It End?" BusinessWeek, October 7, 2002, p. 66.

State of the Telecommunications Industry in Virginia. Virginia's Center for Innovative Technology and Ernst & Young LLP, June 2002.

Thayer, Richard, Alan Pearce, and Philip M. Caughran. "World Network Equipment Industry Recovery: 2002-2003." Chevy Chase, Md.: Telecommunications & Technologies International Inc., May 2002.

Trends in Telephone Service. Washington, D.C.: Federal Communications Commission, May 2002.

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