Saturday, November 12, 2011

The public access wifi points are multiplied by four in 2015

The number of points of public Internet access (wifi) is multiplied by four for 2015, to 5.8 million , driven by growing demand for connections to smartphones and tablets. Telecom operators consider these crucial access to download the data traffic, which is expected to grow 26 times over the next five years , according to Cisco, as it increases the use of video on mobile devices.

The study by research firm Informa was performed by the group linked to the telecommunications industry The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA). "The results show that we are about to enter the golden age of public wifi with an expected deployment of access," he said in a statement the president of WBA, Chris Bruce.

China Mobile, the world's leading mobile operator by subscribers, study deploy a million wifi access points, while the second largest in Japan, KDDI, poses bring its 10,000 current wireless access point to 100,000 in six months.

"The fixed line operators are extending broadband services beyond the houses and offices, and the wifi is saturated to support mobile broadband networks," said Bruce, who is also responsible for Openzone, BT .


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