SPOTLIGHT: Metric of the Week: $15 billion


Numerous market forecasts over the last year or so have suggested the market for mobile backhaul is set to explode as mobile broadband itself explodes. That excitement is further stoked every time a new mobile device designed is launched, so you can imagine the effect the iPhone is having. A new study puts the mobile backhaul market opportunity at $15 billion by 2011, and further suggests that cable TV companies may have an edge against telcos who think they'll continue to own the backhaul market. Here's the story on that study in Light Reading's Cable Digital News (Keep in mind the study itself is a product being sold by LR's Cable Industry Insider)

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