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Wi-Fi usage starts to fall as consumers take up 4G, bigger data plans

Tuesday 20 March 2018 | 16:49 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Background
What's the future for Wi-Fi? Will there still be a place for a service being outpaced by mobile technology? Anyone who ever turns off the Wi-Fi on their phone and switches to 4G knows the difference: 4G is more often faster, with a quicker response and shorter loading time. Stil, Wi-Fi has one thing nobody can beat: it's free. Over the years we've seen a small shift in the ratio of Wi-Fi to mobile traffic. A few years ago, around 80 percent of mobile data traffic went over Wi-Fi networks, and that has since fallen to around 70 percent. With the rise of 4G and 5G on the horizon, the question

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