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Tuesday, July 22, 2003


Wi-Fi set to take over the world?

Wi-Fi set to take over the world?

After several different posts recently linking to articles predicting the collapse of a Wi-Fi bubble, here's a different one predicting a Wi-Fi takeover:

"Wi-Fi to overtake broadband"
"Five years from now, Wi-Fi will have left broadband in the dust, according to a new study by Pyramid Research. Penetration will shoot upwards until it is more than double that of broadband, and stand comparison with mobile phone usage, according to the research. However, fierce competition will mean that most wireless service providers will go bankrupt, and revenues from Wi-Fi services will be much lower than for broadband or mobile."

What's the real future of Wi-Fi? Good question ...


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