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iPhone accounts for 10% of US WiFi use

According to Admob Apple’s iPhone accounted for 10% of all WiFi use in the US, this compared to 10-20% for all other WiFi enabled handsets.

WiFi use is expected to grow as more phones have both cellular and WiFi radio and more people use WiFi for data access. It’s also cheaper for the MNOs for users to utilise WiFi for Internet access rather than them having to provide high bandwidth 3G services.

By Steve Kennedy

I have over 20 years' experience in the Telecoms/Internet/Mobile industries. I was involved with internet in the UK before it had a commercial presence, internet streaming from its beginning (he was the first UK Real Networks customer), and set-up the first Internet Dance Radio Station (Gaialive.com). I was also involved with the first netcast of BigBrother (UK).

I am an acknowledged "independent Industry expert" and uses those abilities in consulting and working with a number of investment partners on various projects. I also am a freelance journalist writing on technology subjects.

I'm also a Director of UKEC Ltd - the UK ENUM Consortium that is the governing body for ENUM in the UK.

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