TITLE

Handset availability may slow interest in converged VOWLAN/cellular services

AUTHOR(S)
Kataria, Vinod
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
EDN;2/1/2007, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the problem of handset availability and voice-over-wireless-local-area-network (VOWLAN)/cellular services. In-Stat reports that the availability of suitable handsets could cause the slow development of the market for converged VOWLAN/cellular services despite consumers being enthusiastic about the billing and service plans provided by it. David Chamberlain of In-Stat says that there is an unprecedented interest in home-zone pricing that offers unlimited local and domestic long-distance calls for a single flat fee when the customer uses a home Wi-Fi access point or hot spot that is possible due to VOWLAN/cellular technology.
ACCESSION #
23935267

 

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