Volume 12, No. 2
April 2000

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Global Communications since 1844

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Cover: International radio communication in 1922, showing Marconi and RCA "spheres of influence."
Peter J. Hugill notes that state policies, international pacts, and corporate "purposes," as well as
developments in radio technologies - particularly moving to hight frequencies and shorter wavelengths -
affected the competitive balances. From Global Communications since 1844, pp. 125-6;
see review in this issue.