Providers of all stripes are competing to enter new markets and small cell backhaul provides a way for many cable providers to gain new revenue. Cable providers that want to offer LTE can use existing cable networks to provide backhaul to these deployments.
At the same time, there’s also a battle for WiFi, with cable networks launching TV Everywhere services and public WiFi access points. As a result, subscribers now have more wireless options to suit their geography, environment, and habits. Will subscribers be the ultimate winners here?