TITLE

Businesses Not Yet Sold On FMC

PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Business Communications Review;May2007, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research on business decision-makers performed by In-Stat. The research indicates that less than 25 percent of people who make decisions in business consider fixed-mobile convergence (FMC) "extremely" or "very" important for their voice communication needs. Wireless carriers are also wary of FMC because it would take minutes off of the carriers' networks and encourage "free" enterprise wireless local area networks (WLAN). In-Stat also found that while use of wireless networks (also known as Wi-Fi) is widespread, use of WLANs is rare.
ACCESSION #
25062711

 

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