Friday, September 02, 2005

After chaos, changes in calling?

A BusinessWeek article, via MSNBC, reports that:

John Dark, senior marketing manager for satellite-calling provider Globalstar, says his company is overrun with orders for phones in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Globalstar has signed up 5,000 new customers over the past three days, about 20 times normal volume.

"We've seen an absolutely astronomical demand," Dark says, highlighting an unintended consequences of what's likely to end up as one of the costliest natural disasters in U.S. history.


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