Pacts Goal Is Better Connections

Up to US$1 trillion more could be invested in telecommunications as a result of a 72-nation deregulation agreement that begins this week. The agreement, negotiated under the auspices of the Geneva, Switzerland-based World Trade Organization, promises improved telephone, facsimile, data, satellite, and cellular communications. And, its claimed, both business and residential customers should see a decline in prices for telecom services.

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