Sue Marek

Will fixed 5G be a broadband savior for wireless operators?

Verizon and AT&T have waffled on their timelines and business strategies for fixed 5G vs. mobile 5G. In 2018, Verizon pushed hard to be the “first” operator to launch 5G and it was going to do so by offering a fixed wireless service.

Labor costs, capacity demands challenge middle mile growth

Although the growth in the middle mile has created opportunities for incumbent carriers, incumbent local exchange carriers (ILECs) and upstarts, it also has some inherent challenges -- such as labor costs and citing issues.

Cable's Wi-Fi ambitions are about much more than customer retention

Although members of the CableWiFi Alliance have said repeatedly that the primary incentive behind their growing Wi-Fi hotspot portfolio (which now stands at 250,000 nationwide) is to complement their customers' broadband service in the home and di