4G World 2011: LTE a mixed blessing for Verizon Wireless, AT&T Mobility, Sprint Nextel and other operators


Terry McCabe, CTO of Mavenir Systems, says there are many bumps on the road to actually offering valuable services to subscribers over LTE. He also cautions that LTE networks can create opportunities for “over-the-top” competitors to offer new services to consumers if operators are not ready to deploy these services themselves.

Mavenir Systems enables mobile cloud services for wireless operators.



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Martha DeGrasse

Wireless Infrastructuremdegrasse@rcrwireless.com Martha DeGrasse has been creating content for RCR Wireless News since 2011. Recent feature reports include Building Tomorrow's Neworks, Outdoor DAS and Small Cell Case Studies, Wireless Infrastructure Service Company Review, and Investing in HetNets. (All of these can be found by clicking on Reports at the top of this page.) At RCR, Martha also developed the 5 Things to Know Today series and the Mobile Minute. Prior to joining RCR Wireless News, Martha produced business and technology news for CNN and Dow Jones in New York. Martha left Dow Jones to move to Austin, Texas, where she managed the online editorial group at Hoover’s Online before taking a number of years off to be at home when her children were young. Follow her on Twitter @mdegrasseRCR