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Sue Marek

Biography for Sue Marek

Sue joined FierceMarkets in January 2007 and is currently the editor-in-chief of FierceMarkets Telecom Group. In her current position, she oversees the editorial content of several FierceMarkets' newsletters and web sites including FierceWireless, FierceCable, FierceTelecom, FierceOnlineVideo, FierceDeveloper, FierceWireless:Europe and FierceWireless:Tech, and provides editorial guidance for the publications’ advanced products and live events. Sue has more than 20 years of experience reporting on the telecom industry. Prior to joining FierceMarkets, she was the executive editor of Wireless Week. From 1999 to 2001, she worked as an analyst for Paul Kagan Associates, specializing in wireless and broadband technologies. She also was the managing editor of Convergence magazine, a monthly magazine for cable television, phone and wireless network operators. Sue is based in Denver and can be reached at sue@fiercemarkets.com. Follow @FierceWireless on Twitter and find her on LinkedIn.

Articles by Sue Marek

AT&T's Christopher on how developers can benefit from wearables, sponsored data

AT&T David Christopher

David Christopher, the chief marketing officer of AT&T Mobility, recently talked with FierceDeveloper Editor in Chief Sue Marek about AT&T's sponsored data plan, its decision to name names in its latest marketing push and the future of wireless in wearables.

AT&T's Christopher gets real on HTML5, plans to take on OTT players

AT&T Mobility CMO David Christopher talked with FierceDeveloper Editor-in-Chief Sue Marek about why the company is so bullish on releasing its Call Management API to developers and revealed what he really thinks about HTML5's potential in the market.

AT&T prepares to battle OTT players with call management API

Over-the-top voice services beware. AT&T Mobility is currently in alpha testing of a new Call Management API service that will let customers take their existing AT&T mobile phone number with them regardless of what device they are using.

Mobile games dominate VC investment in November

According to Rutberg & Co.'s report on venture capital financing in November, 90 mobile companies received $518 million in VC financing. Of those, consumer app developers received approximately $220 million in financing and application infrastructure firms received about $90 million in VC funds. These figures are approximate because some companies announced venture investments but did not disclose dollar amounts.

5 female developers that are making their mark

FierceDeveloper tracked down five enterprising women who are making a difference in mobile app development--from working on enterprises apps as a member of a Chicago-based development team to heading up a firm devoted to augmented reality, these women are tackling the mobile development world first-hand and hoping that their efforts will help prompt others to follow their lead.

Study: Freemium app model gaining traction with developers

Mobile developers often struggle with the decision about how to monetize their mobile app. Although paid apps are still the dominant model, a new study indicates that the freemium model is gaining popularity with mobile developers

VC money flows into mobile app tools, analytics and testing

Companies that test, analyze and preview mobile applications were big winners with venture capital firms in October. According to Rutberg & Co. report on venture capital financing, 91 mobile companies received $360 million in VC financing in October.

Consumer apps dominated mobile VC financing in September

Consumer mobile app companies continue to rake in venture capital financing, according to a new Rutberg & Co. report on VC financing in the wireless sector. In September, 72 wireless companies received a total of $401 million in VC funding. Out of those firms, many were makers of consumer apps and app infrastructure.

Mozilla's Simpson warns of HTML5 fragmentation

FierceDeveloper Editor-in-Chief Sue Marek recently talked with Mozilla's Chief of Innovation Todd Simpson about the company's efforts around HTML5 as well as some of the possible challenges, such as fragmentation.

New face at FierceDeveloper

Shane Schick has joined the Fierce team as editor of FierceDeveloper.