Sue Marek

Sue Marek
Sue Marek
Contributing Editor

Sue Marek has been reporting on the telecom and tech industries for more than 25 years. Most recently she was editor in chief at SDxCentral where she oversaw all of that site’s editorial content. Prior to that she was editor in chief of FierceMarkets Telecom Group, where she managed a team of editors and was responsible for the content for several of the company’s web sites, newsletters and live events. Sue is a frequent speaker at industry events and has moderated panels for the Consumer Electronics Show, the Competitive Carriers’ Show, The Wireless Infrastructure Show, 5G North America, DC 5G, Interop, and more. Follow @SueMarek on Twitter and find her on LinkedIn.

Stories by Sue Marek

Updated: Dish exec says company may participate in the FCC's 600 MHz incentive auction

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA.—A Dish Network executive said the satellite firm will participate in the FCC's upcoming 600 MHz spectrum auction and said that FCC's recent decision to deny $3.33 billion in bidding credits to two Dish affiliates that won spectrum in the AWS-3 auction will not impact the company's eligibility to participate in the upcoming incentive auction.

T-Mobile exec: North America needs to lead in 5G

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- North America needs to be on the forefront of 5G standards development if it wants the next generation of wireless network technology to cater to the needs of consumers here in the U.S., said a top T-Mobile US executive.

Ericsson CTO: Spectrum and security will be big challenges for 5G

Comparing spectrum to oil in terms of important to the future of wireless connectivity, Ericsson EVP and CTO Ulf Ewaldsson said that because spectrum is in such limited supply vendors like Ericsson and others need to turn their focus to technologies like massive MIMO and beamforming that promise to make better use of existing spectrum.

CCA looking to draw Caribbean operators to annual show

The Competitive Carriers' Association is banking on a new location for its annual confab coupled with a strong lineup of keynote speakers and panelists to help it regain some momentum that was lost in 2014 when it co-located its conference with CTIA's Super Mobility Week in Las Vegas.

Update: Nokia working with Google in 3.5 GHz spectrum

LAS VEGAS—Nokia is working with Google on possibly deploying LTE-U in the 3.5 GHz spectrum band. According to Ricky Corker, president of North America and EVP of Nokia Networks, the company is seeing interest in deploying LTE-U in the 3.5 GHz band from non-traditional players like Google.

AT&T not threatened by Apple's handset installment plan

A top AT&T executive put a positive spin on Apple'shandset installment plan that the company announced earlier this week that will let customers pay Apple directly for their devices. Speaking at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Media, Communications & Entertainment Conference and reported in aSeeking Alphatranscript, AT&T SVP & CFO John Stephens said that he believes it might be a good thing for carriers because customers will be able to differentiate between what they are paying for the device and what they are paying for the service.