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Wi-Fi use outside the home rises sharply - Telecompaper

Wednesday 29 April 2015 | 10:28 CET | News
Fewer Dutch people are making use of only home Wi-Fi access, a consequence of Wi-Fi becoming more available outside thanks to KPN and Ziggo hotspots and Wi-Fi network expansions, according to the latest Consumer Panel report by Telecompaper. The report revealed that the percentage of Dutch people accessing Wi-Fi only at home fell to 23 percent in 2015 from 53 percent in 2011. With the growing penetration of smartphones and tablets (61% of Dutch households owned at least one tablet in late 2014), it is becoming easier to acess Wi-Fi outside the home, with friends, in restaurants or at

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