SPOTLIGHT: Cable's Move to Wireless Will Be Difficult

While many industry insiders are abuzz with the idea that cable companies will soon be competitors in the wireless market, some analysts think this move will prove much harder than some have suggested. The first issue is network ownership. The MSOs will have to partner with an established carrier -- probably Sprint or T-Mobile. Cable companies will likely be stuck with MVNO deals that will restrict their ability to compete on price. The second issue is quality of service. Cable companies are hardly champions when it comes to customer satisfaction. Will they be able to overcome this to offer high-quality wireless service? Article

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