Wireless an' mobile users want more Wi-Fi and would use it if it may data out faster and saved them money notes a new study by Smith Micro, conducted by uSamp. More owners of smartphones would use them as Wi-Fi hotspots if the feature wasn't so expensive. Many CTIA attendees use "unauthorized" apps for Wi-Fi hotspots and data tethering.
- Ninety-five percent of smartphone users would leverage Wi-Fi if it enabled better mobile data performance.
- 88 percent would prefer to access Wi-Fi networks if it reduced their monthly phone bill.
- While 82 percent of respondents want to use their mobile device as a hotspot, almost one-third don’t due to cost or usability issues.