FierceTelecom 's sister publication FierceWireless is counting down the top eight rising stars in the wireless industry. Sue Marek, editor-in-chief of FierceMarkets' Telecom Group, says the key characteristic this year's honorees have in common is that they are the "risk-takers and the innovators who we believe are worth watching in the coming year."
In today's spotlight, FierceWireless takes a look at efforts from Google to run broadband wireless tests on its Mountain View, Calif., campus, using spectrum leased by Clearwire.
In an era of scarce capital, the U.S. communications industry is making a remarkable investment in our country's infrastructure. In 2011, wireline, wireless and cable companies spent a total of $66 billion on their networks. But while all of that is encouraging, there is still room for improvement.
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