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Cisco Wi-Fi network used by 80,000 attendees at MWC 2014

Thursday 13 March 2014 | 09:13 CET | News
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Cisco has confirmed that the Wi-Fi network it installed together with Fira Gran Via and GSMA at the recent Mobile World Congress (MWC) was one of the largest ever set up, providing free access to more than 80,000 attendees, with nearly 81,000 internet-connected devices generating a total of 19.1 terabytes of traffic over the four days. In fact, the volume of data of exchanged revealed a 300 per cent year on year increase in the amount of traffic at the event, with 33 percent of the traffic being used for connections to business services such as email, closely followed by web browsing, Skype,

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Cisco / GSMA-India
Countries: Spain / World
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