Aaron Blazar

When Will Wireless Matter in the Consumer Broadband Access Battle?

The broadband ecosystem continues to evolve but a key question remains: When will wireless operators play a major role in disintermediating wired broadband service providers?

Wireless access via LTE delivers speeds that rival wired broadband in many places, yet today …

Aaron Blazar

Dark Fiber’s Role in the Mobile Backhaul Ecosystem

Dark fiber — the dirty word of early-2000s telecom — is back en vogue in the wireless backhaul market. With the pending initial public offering of Zayo Group, it seems the time is ripe to discuss dark fiber’s role in …

Aaron Blazar

Go-to-Market Tune Ups for Small Cell Infrastructure Players

Tower providers, fiber players, integrators and others are focused on capturing business from the next round of U.S. mobile infrastructure expansion – small cells. In my previous analysisThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled

Aaron Blazar

Small Cell — What’s the Deal (Is it Real?)

Small cells may be one of the hottest topics in the wireless infrastructure space today, but their impact has yet to show in the United States and many are beginning to question their relevancy: Do they really matter, and, will

Aaron Blazar

U.S. Mobile Opportunities Over the Next Five Years

ATLANTIC-ACM just completed “Strategic Services Take the Stage: U.S. Telecom Wired and Wireless Sizing and Share 2013-2018,” its annual five-year forecasting analysis of the U.S. telecom market. With this iteration of the analysis, it again is readily apparent …

Aaron Blazar

The Shopping Network: What Will DISH Do Now?

Just as I clicked “send” on my last blog, it became immediately irrevelant as DISH launched a new, higher bid for Clearwire, leaving Sprint/Softbank in limbo over the supposedly done deal to acquire the remainder of Clearwire. Since then, a