Wi-Fi represents big future for cable

Cable Wi-FiThis year may be remembered as one of the most transformational in the history of the cable business--and not because of huge pending mergers. While video services are beginning to give way to over-the-top distribution, a big opportunity has emerged in Wi-Fi. It's difficult to speculate on the eventual size of the cable Wi-Fi business, but some analysts believe the day is not that far away when cellular will be considered the back-up network to Wi-Fi. FierceCable takes a closer look at cable's status in the Wi-Fi business and where it's likely headed in this special report.