'Wi-Fi first' will not be big biz for cable, analyst says

While Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA), Cablevision (NYSE: CVC) and Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) continue to work toward a "Wi-Fi first" paradigm that will compete head-on with the wireless industry, BTIG analyst Walter Piecyk has poured a little cold water on their parade. 

The Wi-Fi-first movement "has gained a lot of proponents, but it's debatable whether cable operators can offload enough traffic to enable a viable strategy," Piecyk wrote. 

FierceWireless has a complete summary of Piecyk takedown of cable's Wi-Fi ambitions right here. 

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