Sue Marek

Biography for Sue Marek

Sue joined FierceMarkets in January 2007 and is currently the editor-in-chief of FierceMarkets Telecom Group. In her current position, she oversees the editorial content of several FierceMarkets' newsletters and web sites including FierceWireless, FierceCable, FierceTelecom, FierceOnlineVideo, FierceDeveloper, FierceWireless:Europe and FierceWireless:Tech, and provides editorial guidance for the publications’ advanced products and live events. Sue has more than 20 years of experience reporting on the telecom industry. Prior to joining FierceMarkets, she was the executive editor of Wireless Week. From 1999 to 2001, she worked as an analyst for Paul Kagan Associates, specializing in wireless and broadband technologies. She also was the managing editor of Convergence magazine, a monthly magazine for cable television, phone and wireless network operators. Sue is based in Denver and can be reached at sue@fiercemarkets.com. Follow @FierceWireless on Twitter and find her on LinkedIn.

Articles by Sue Marek

Analyst: Smartphone sales will lead consumer electronics market in 2015

MALTA--Declining smartphone prices will spark demand and result in smartphones being the leading consumer electronics category in 2015, according to global research firm GfK.

ZTE's Lam: Company shines in U.S. prepaid device market with 21% share

zte Waiman Lam

MALTA--ZTE continues to make inroads in the U.S. prepaid device market. Speaking at the IFA 2015 trade show here, Waiman Lam, senior director of technology and partnerships at ZTE, said that the company has 21 percent of the U.S. prepaid device market, making it the No. 2 player in the space. The company commands 7 percent of the overall device market in the United States.

Qualcomm Life's HealthyCircles app joins AT&T, Apple and others in healthcare market

Qualcomm subsidiary Qualcomm Life is launching an enterprise private-label app called HealthyCircles that is intended to help consumers manage and personalize their healthcare.

6 steps for monetizing next-gen pay-TV business models

There is no question that the rise in over-the-top video services is about to cause a major disruption in the traditional pay-TV industry. Sister publication FierceCable breaks down OTT's early impact on the market with six rules for monetizing next-gen pay-TV business models. Feature

AT&T replaces Coughlin with Lee as company's CMO

AT&T Lori Lee

AT&T promoted Lori Lee to CMO. Lee will replace Cathy Couglin, a 35-year AT&T veteran who had held the top marketing position for the past eight years.

Report: Google's MVNO is working with international operators on free roaming rates

Google is talking to Hong Kong-based Hutchison Whampoa about a potential wholesale deal that would let the company's MVNO customers roam on Hutchison's mobile networks at no extra charge when traveling overseas. According to a report in the Telegraph that cited unnamed industry sources, the wholesale roaming agreement is part of Google's plan to shake up the U.S. market by creating a global network that charges the same price for voice, data and text messaging no matter where a user is in the world.

Sprint, T-Mobile gear up for Samsung Galaxy S6 debut with creative offers, pricing

Anticipation is high for the upcoming launch of Samsung's Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge smartphones, which are scheduled to hit stores April 10, with most major operators taking preorders for the devices starting today. To try to steal customers away from the competition, operators T-Mobile and Sprint are getting creative with their Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge deals.

Tightfisted BlackBerry posts $28M profit in Q4, but software sales fail to impress

Struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry surprised investors today by posting a fiscal fourth quarter net profit of $28 million. However, enthusiasm was dampened by fourth quarter revenues of $660 million, down from $976 million in fourth quarter 2013 and below analyst expectations of $786 million.

Shifting from consumers apps to enterprise apps is no easy task

Third-party app developers trying to transition from the consumer world to the enterprise market may be in for a difficult shift. Special report

Ericsson's Telcordia unit will replace Neustar as administrator of LNP database

The FCC today voted 5-0 to award Ericsson's Telcordia unit the five-year contract to manage the U.S. government's local number portability (LNPA) database, replacing Neustar, the previous LNPA administrator. The LNPA data helps phone subscribers keep their phone numbers when switching from one provider to another.