By Thomas Yohannan
The theme of this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was any content, anywhere, anytime, and on any device. It is CES, so you could expect that every company was showing off their new models from tablets to 3D TVs. This year’s darling was the tablet, with the Motorola Mobility's Xoom and Research In Motion's Playbook garnering the most attention. The best in show went to the Motorola Altrix.
With the major national carriers racing to launch 4G devices, including HSPA+, LTE, and, in Sprint's case, WiMAX devices, there continues to be a growing importance of the wireless spectrum in the U.S. economy. Innovation is not only needed for the devices, but for the network on which the devices rely.