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Telecommunications Picks up While Manufacturing Flounders

Publication Date: 7/1/2009
Author: Bruce Buckley
Format: HTML

In the unstable economy, many design firms are receiving mixed messages from the marketplace as sectors such as telecommunications appear poised for a rebound while the manufacturing sector offers little hope on the horizon. After nearly three years in the doldrums, firms in the telecommunications market are eyeing a possible uptick as wireless companies look to speed up their networks and gain an edge on their competition. Following a series of consolidations that cooled off the wireless market, companies are moving forward with plans to add new cell towers and update existing sites with more bandwidth.

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