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WeFi’s Q1 Data Report Shows Fast Growth of Samsung Phones and Tablets Using Wi-Fi

May 16, 2011

DOVER, Delaware, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — WeFi Inc.
(http://www.wefi.com), creator of the world’s first and largest global Wi-Fi
database and provider of the WeANDSF Wi-Fi offloading solution for carriers,
today released its latest quarterly report on global Wi-Fi usage. Titled
“WeFi Analytics Report Q1/2011: An Analysis of Global Wi-Fi”, the report
includes both statistics and analysis from WeFi on a variety of issues
related to wireless internet, including statistics on Wi-Fi and 3G usage over
various mobile devices and operating systems, cellular data offloading unto
Wi-Fi networks, average duration of use over public Wi-Fi hotspots, Wi-Fi
internet usage mobility, and more. The report points out interesting trends
in Wi-Fi usage, one example being the fast growth of Samsung Android-based
handsets and tablets.

The report covers data usage over laptops, netbooks, and mobile devices
using Android or Symbian operating systems (see more information about
platforms in the report). The unique data – available solely through WeFi -
is based on information gathered from over 90 million Wi-Fi access points in
WeFi’s database of hotspots around the world. WeFi acquires the Wi-Fi access
point data and cellular usage metrics by aggregating the connectivity data
from over 6 million mobile devices and laptops where the WeFi client software
is installed. WeFi’s database is the largest source of data relating to Wi-Fi
connectivity of its kind in the world.

To view the full report, please visit http://j.mp/WeFi11Q1

About WeFi Inc.

WeFi Inc. is the creator of the world’s first and largest global Wi-Fi
database, and a leading authority on Wi-Fi usage around the world, with over
90 million Wi-Fi networks in a continuously growing database. Leveraging the
power of Wi-Fi, WeFi brings wireless Internet broadband to everyone,
everywhere with software that enables automatic connection to the best Wi-Fi
hotspot around. WeFi also helps to alleviate traffic away from congested
cellular networks, by providing solutions for mobile carriers to centrally
manage and control wireless network selection on mobile devices, and offload
data traffic from cellular networks to Wi-Fi. WeFi is driven by
crowd-sourcing Wi-Fi data, automatically shared from over 6 million installs
of WeFi on user devices. WeFi is also a leading source of information and
analytic data on global Wi-Fi usage, and is regularly quoted by leading
analysts. Established in 2006, WeFi Inc. is backed by leading VC firms
Lightspeed (USA) and Pitango (Israel). For additional information on WeFi,
please visit: http://wefi.com

    Press Contact:

    Jason Silberman
    Tel: +972-54-535-9955.
    Jason@wefi.com

SOURCE WeFi Inc.


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