Originally published: June 8, 2011
Devicescape, which works directly with carriers and offers a virtual Wi-Fi network, will soon release a report showing the degree to which Wi-Fi is being used to complement, if not supplement, mobile broadband services that are not quite equipped to cover it all.
According to Devicescape:
- nearly 90 percent of smartphone owners supplement their wireless data plan with Wi-Fi, at home and on the go;
- 73 percent of respondents said they'd considering switching carriers if faced with a data cap; and
- 82 percent of respondents expect access to Wi-Fi to be included in their wireless subscription.
- Cellular offload to Wi-Fi growing, and expected, says a new report
- Verizon Launches Free Wi-Fi Service for Customers
- Look How Ubiquitous Wi-Fi Has Become
- AT&T, Verizon join Wi-Fi roaming group
- KDDI makes Wi-Fi major component of mobile broadband network
- Is Wi-Fi the answer to mobile operators' woes?
- Only 20% of Wi-Fi Bandwidth Available in Busy Areas
- Would You Watch Ads in Exchange for Free Wi-Fi?
- Wi-Fi, Small Cells Could Disrupt Mobile
- Ruckus gateway adds Wi-Fi to cell networks
- San Jose Launches Fast Public Wi-Fi
- Your Sluggish Wi-Fi Nightmare Could Soon Come to an End
- Seamless Wi-Fi on your smartphone could quickly become reality
- Making Your Wi-Fi Free to Roam
- Wi-Fi: It Just Keeps Going and Growing