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(Revised from original 1998 version)
Implementing Strategies for Mobile Telephony: The Cases of BellSouth and U S WEST
Recounts how BellSouth and US WEST developed and implemented their strategies for becoming major players in the mobile telephony business. Shows how initial success at BellSouth attracted more resources and aggressive investment, while initial failures at US WEST caused the company to underinvest in the opportunity.
Growth and Development Strategy;
Outcome or Result;
Christensen, Clayton M. "Implementing Strategies for Mobile Telephony: The Cases of BellSouth and U S WEST." Harvard Business School Case 699-123, July 2000. (Revised from original December 1998 version.)