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1 Author(s)
Hardy, G.T. ; Hardy & Ellison, McLean, VA, USA

The history of the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) examination of proposals to allocate radio frequency spectrum to a new and innovative range of services it calls personal communications services (PCS) is outlined. Personal communication networks (PCN), which will supply mobile two-way, mass-market communications services, the most advanced offering of the PCS area, and spectrum allocation for PCS are discussed. The results of a consumer market study of the potential for PCN services are also discussed.<>

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Communications Magazine, IEEE  (Volume:30 ,  Issue: 6 )