WLAN to carry up to 60% of mobile traffic by 2019 - study

Tuesday 16 June 2015 | 14:34 CET | News
WLANs will carry almost 60 percent of smartphone and tablet data traffic by 2019, reaching over 115,000 PB (Petabytes) by 2019, compared with under 30,000 PB this year, according to the study 'Mobile Data Offload & Onload: Wi-Fi, Small Cell & Network Strategies 2015-2019' by Juniper Research. Operators are also converting residential customers to community hotspot providers, especially in the US. According to WLAN service provider iPass, there were nearly 40 million community hotspots in 2014 and it expects this to more than double this year to nearly 90 million.

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Countries: World
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