UMBC ebiquity

The future of the us telecommunications industry

Speaker: Frederick R. Chang

Start: Monday, April 26, 2004, 03:00PM

Location: 325b ITE, UMBC

Abstract: Dr. Frederick R. Chang is President and CEO of SBC Technology Resources, Inc. (TRI), SBC Communications Inc's applied research and development subsidiary. SBC is one of the world's leading data, voice and Internet services providers. Through its network and its subsidiaries (Southwestern Bell, Ameritech, Pacific Bell, Nevada Bell, SBC SNET and Sterling Commerce) SBC provide voice, data, networking and ebusiness services. A Fortune 27 company, SBC is America's leading provider of high-speed DSL Internet services, and owns 60 percent of Cingular Wireless, America's second largest wireless company. TRI's mission is to enable SBC to make critical technology-path decisions. It is responsible for the development of SBC's long-term technology strategies, and the assessment, planning and delivery of future applications for SBC.

Host: John Pinkston

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