Summary of Will Wi-Fi First Really Disrupt the Mobile Industry?
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Wi-Fi First is a new mobile model where Wi-Fi is the main network, and cellular is secondary. This, some argue, will trigger a paradigm shift in the mobile industry: A shift toward Wi-Fi and its significantly lower costs would allow entirely new players in the market. The Boston Consulting Group has evaluated the potential of Wi-Fi First and the risks and opportunities for the mobile industry. If you’re interested in what your cellphone service could look like in the future, this is an interesting read. However, getAbstract recommends this concise synthesis of where the mobile industry is heading mainly to mobile industry leaders and technology developers.
In this summary, you will learn
- What Wi-Fi First mobile data plans entail,
- Why they might change the mobile industry and
- What challenges Wi-Fi First companies face.
About the Authors
Heinz Bernold, Alexander Dahlke, Rüdiger Schicht and Maikel Wilms work for The Boston Consulting Group.