John H. Nugent, University of Dallas, USA
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Presented in this chapter are high-level analytical and operational tools and models that assist the wireless telecommunications professional in understanding the telecommunications' market characteristics, life cycles, trends, directions, limits, and drivers. These tools demonstrate that wireless communications will follow the same life cycle characteristics as wire-line communications. Tools are also presented that provide important and timely insight for gaining competitive advantage based upon early detection of critical inflection points.