Published: 16 December 2011
Analyst(s): Ian Keene , Jean-Claude Delcroix
Offloading cellular third generation traffic onto Wi-Fi has become a short-term strategy for cellular operators. This report looks at the long-term trends, the risks, the benefits, market size and business models.
Trends in the Market
Market: The Market for Hot Spots Heats Up
Buyers: Consumers Need Wi-Fi and Use It Regardless of Cellular Operator Strategies
Vendors to Watch
Contrarian View: If Growth in Cellular Traffic Offload Onto Wi-Fi Continues, Who Owns the Subscriber?
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