Public Wi-Fi use still growing in Netherlands

Wednesday 9 March 2016 | 11:12 CET | News
Over 60 percent of Dutch consumers have used Wi-Fi with a protected password outside their home in the past six months, and four in ten have used public Wi-Fi without a password, according to research by Telecompaper in February. The share using Wi-Fi with a password, such as at the home of a friend or in a shop, has tripled since May 2011, going from 21 to 63 percent. Use of public Wi-Fi without a password has also grown strongly, from 22 to 41 percent of consumers over the same period. Nine percent of consumers said they make use of a public Wi-Fi network provided by their telecoms

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: KPN / Telecompaper / Ziggo
Countries: Netherlands
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