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

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.

Domain 2.0 is a priority for AT&T's Foundries

LAS VEGAS—As part of AT&T'sDomain 2.0 initiative, which calls for the company to virtualize more than 75 percent of its network using software-driven architecture by 2020, the company's Foundry Innovation Centers are making Domain 2.0 a top priority.

MVNO ROK Mobile will offer unlimited video in early 2016

LAS VEGAS--MVNO ROK Mobile said it will offer all-you-can-eat video to customers in the first quarter of 2016. The company is teaming with OTT content management firm SeaChange to offer unlimited video service, including movies, TV series and curated content that is geared toward its key demographic group—multicultural millennials.

AT&T to trial LTE-U by early 2016

LAS VEGAS—A top AT&T network executive said the company will trial LTE-U technology later this year or in early 2016 but the company will not deploy the technology until it can ensure that there is fair-use sharing with Wi-Fi.