Wi-Fi hotspot speeds are still faster than 4G in the US, but that could soon change
Originally published: August 7, 2014
Last updated: August 7, 2014 - 7:11pm
OpenSignal’s newest report on US Wi-Fi speeds contains a particularly interesting nugget of information: the network measurement firm found that the Wi-Fi speeds we get from public hotspots, in places like coffee shops, hotels and retail stores, are consistently faster than the speeds we see over 4G networks.
But there’s a lot of new network construction going on in the US. That should mean that speeds will kick up a few notches, as more devices that can tap these networks come onto the market.