Wireless Industry News » Cable execs say Wi-Fi is complementary to cellular ... for now
Cable MSOs touted the rapid expansion of their Wi-Fi footprints but stopped short of saying that they envision a day when their wireless networks may be competitive to cellular operators.
At The Cable Show here representatives from Bright House Networks, Cablevision, Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Cox Communications touted the CableWiFi Alliance's growing footprint of 250,000 hotspots nationwide.
Of course, that number will grow even larger with Comcast's announcement that its XFinity WiFi will reach 8 million hotspots by year-end, blanketing 19 of the country's 30 largest cities with WiFi access. Read the full article