Are cable companies bullying wireless operators in the LTE-U vs. Wi-Fi debate?

Cable companies are "moving in overdrive to create fear, uncertainty and doubt around the proposed rollout of LTE-U," according to Media Freedom's Mike Wendy.

"Big Cable," he said, is creating hysteria around possible radio interference with Wi-Fi, "hoping that the FCC helps it forestall or squash this nascent technological competition under the guides of protecting Wi-Fi." In short, Wendy accuses the cable industry of being, well, bullies.

In her latest Editor's Corner entry, FierceWirelessTech editor Monica Alleven examines the wireless industry's perspective of this raging debate. You can read it here. 

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