Cable’s foray into the mobile arena has begun, and it should get interesting over the next few years. The Sprint Nextel partnership with Comcast, Time Warner, Cox, and Advance/Newhouse is beginning to see light, with cable companies launching mobile wireless service in select U.S. markets. While their initial offerings are somewhat slim, compared to other wireless powerhouses like Verizon Wireless and Cingular/AT&T, it’s very early in the game. Cable definitely has some perception issues to overcome, but who would have thought a decade or so ago that cable would become the leading provider of broadband in the U.S. Stay tuned.
Read this Boston Globe article for additional insight.