A new role for Wi-Fi

March 2011
Urgent Communications;Mar2011, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p7
Trade Publication
This article reports that more mobile network providers are exerting more efforts to keep up with the demand for mobile broadband services. Industry analysts say that wireless-fidelity (Wi-Fi) offload is becoming an important aspect of a service provider's business model. For its part, Nokia Siemens Networks has introduced the SMART WLAN Connectivity Solution for offloading Internet traffic onto Wi-Fi networks. In China, Chongqing Telecom is planning for a large-scale deployment of Wi-Fi hotspots in the country using Ruckus Wireless products.


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