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4G still not displacing Dutch reliance on Wi-Fi

Tuesday 21 March 2017 | 12:57 CET | Author: Corina Schultz, Wiebe Hotte | Background
LTE networks are available nationwide in the Netherlands, and the number of users has risen to 9 million. With the much faster speeds available over 4G, one might expect that mobile users turn less to Wi-Fi and use mobile data more. However, research by Telecompaper shows that only 15 percent are using Wi-Fi less since adopting 4G, a percentage stable for the past year.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: KPN / Netflix / Simyo / Tele2 / Telecompaper / Telfort / Videoland / YouTube
Countries: Netherlands
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