Growing Wi-Fi usage expected to impact mobile data revenues

Friday 8 March 2013 | 11:56 CET | Author: Alejandra van de Roer | Background
Wi-Fi is becoming more and more popular, both among consumers and at operators. According to recent research from the Telecompaper Consumer Panel, the percentage of mobile Wi-Fi users increased to 56 percent of all Dutch mobile users at the end of December 2012. The most important reason for using Wi-Fi was to save on data in the mobile bundle and avoid extra costs. According to other published results, 59 percent of Dutch consumers used public Wi-Fi on a laptop, tablet or especially a smartphone. Driven by this increased usage and the network offload possibilities Wi-Fi offers, most mobile

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Cisco / FON / Google / KPN / Skype / Telecompaper / T-Mobile / UPC / Vodafone / Ziggo
Countries: Netherlands / World
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