It’s no secret that Mobile Operators are facing increased pressure as competition grows at the same time that data demands are going through the roof and margins are compressing. Residential and business customers have options, and operators are always exploring cost effective ways to keep and attract customers. Access to spectrum is an important part of this equation, especially as 5G solutions are starting to roll out. In general high quality contiguous spectrum is limited, and even when spectrum becomes available for auction, it’s not cheap. Unlicensed Wi-Fi comes with its own set of issues.