Telecom Bombshell

Its mission was to wake up Europe. In December, the European Union set up a task force of 19 technology and industry leaders to galvanize the Old World for the Information Society. But the group, headed by European Industry Commissioner Martin Bangemann, is about to create an even bigger stir. Its report, which was to be debated at an EU summit on the Greek island of Corfu June 24-25, plants the seeds for a radical new industrial policy.

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