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Global Wi-Fi Hotspots To Increase Significantly By 2015
2011-11-09 11:08:43

Wi-Fi around the world is expected to grow more than four times what it is today by 2015, with nearly 6 million active hotspots, according to a report published today by the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA). The report was compiled by analyst firm Informa Telecoms & Media and includes a comprehensive survey of 259 service providers and Wi-Fi vendors. The report reveals that global public Wi-Fi hotspots will balloon from 1.3 million in 2011, to nearly 5.8 million by 2015, an...

2010-03-23 03:01:00

PLANO, Texas, March 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - With More Than 60 Percent U.S. Market Share, Acision Strengthens Position as Leading Provider of World's Top Mobile Data Service In recent research on the messaging market in the U.S., Acision, a world leader in mobile data, was recognized as the number one vendor of the world's leading mobile data service, SMS. Acision has more than a 60 percent market share of total mobile subscriptions in the U.S., as of end-4Q09, as calculated...

2010-02-07 23:01:00

READING, England, February 8 /PRNewswire/ -- - Acision Drives Messaging Innovation With Message Controller - Advancing the way the World Connects Acision, the world's leading messaging company, today announced its leadership in SMSC, the architecture behind the world's number one mobile data service, as calculated by Informa Telecoms & Media. This validation coincides with the launch of Acision Message Controller, an exciting innovation in messaging, designed to provide...

2009-11-10 23:01:00

HERNDON, Va., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a company of VT Systems Inc (VT Systems), today announced that it has teamed with Informa Telecoms & Media to issue a research paper and industry survey examining how emerging technologies are enabling mobile operators to cost-effectively reach remote and rural markets. The independent research was commissioned by iDirect and conducted by Informa analysts Dimitris Mavrakis and Tatum Anderson. The paper can be downloaded...

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