The Isle of Man: A Working Lab for 3G Wireless

BT Manx's debut of high-speed service on the tiny British island could provide important clues about what customers want

After the billions of dollars telecommunications companies spent in Europe to win licenses to offer next-generation cellular-phone service, the question now is: Will they make money? For most networks, that answer lies a few years down the road, but BT Manx, the Isle of Man telecommunications subsidiary of British Telecom, hopes to have an answer this spring.

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