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- Makes a link between the technical aspects and the business practice of the telecoms industry, highlighting the commercial and economic significance of new developments
- Gives a historical analysis of past successes and failures in order to identify future competitive advantage opportunities
- Supplies detailed case studies of supply chain disconnects and the impact these have on industry risk and profitability
- Brings together technological detail with analysis of what is and is not commercially important, from the implications of energy and environmental networks to the technical details of wireless network hardware.