@ NCTA: Comcast's Roberts: Pivot Was A 'Me-Too' Service Cable Ops Weren't Vested In, Didn't Need

This story was written by Staci D. Kramer.
I'm in New Orleans at The Cable Show, where the Clearwire-Sprint (NYSE: S) WiMax JV owns some of the biggest buzz. Comcast (NSDQ: CMCSA) CEO Brian Roberts and Intel (NSDQ: INTC) CEO Paul Otellini, whose companies are both investors, talked up the new JV during the opening session. Later, when asked why he believes Clearwire (NSDQ: CLWR) will succeed where Sprint-cable partnership Pivot failed, he bluntly spoke about the differences between the two. Full details at our sister site mocoNews.net

By Staci D. Kramer
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