Topics Mobile Tech News Sunday, February 17

Headlines

Contact us


Site search:
complete archives list




Site Sponsors:


Don't forget AT&T and Verizon promo codes at Sidepon.com to save money.


Most Web Surfers to Be Wireless by 2002
Posted: 11-Apr-2000 [Source: Industry Standard]

[The shift to wireless will impact companies and IT professionals as the Internet makes its move toward Mobile, according to IDC.]

By Rebecca Sykes -- "By the end of 2002, wireless subscribers with Internet access will outnumber the wired, according to International Data Corp.

"More than 40 million U.S. households are online, but there are more than 75 million cellular or personal communications systems subscribers and over 40 million paging subscribers in the U.S., according to Iain Gillott, an analyst with Framingham, Mass.-based IDC. (IDC is owned by International Data Group, an owner of The Standard.) By mid-2001 all new digital cellular and PCS handsets will be wireless application protocol-capable, so the number of people accessing the Internet from wireless devices could increase dramatically, Gillott said.

"The numbers could also get a boost from telecommunications carriers, which may push customer services via wireless devices as a cost-cutting measure, according to Gillott. For example, a carrier pays $1.50 to $2.50 to print out a customer's bill and send it through the mail, he said. Sending notification to customers through their wireless devices could cut that cost by as much as a dollar, Gillott said.

More...

Back to Headlines...

Apple Watch Apple Watch

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Amazon Fire Amazon Fire

Samsung Z - Tizen Samsung Z - Tizen

LG G3 LG G3

HTC One mini 2 HTC One mini 2

OnePlus One OnePlus One

HTC One (M8) HTC One (M8)

Samsung Gear 2 Tizen Watch Samsung Gear 2 Tizen Watch

HP VoiceTab HP VoiceTab

T200 octa-core T200 octa-core

Nokia 2520 Tablet Nokia 2520 Tablet

Samsung Galaxy Round Samsung Galaxy Round

BlackBerry Z30 BlackBerry Z30

iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C

Samsung Galaxy Mega Samsung Galaxy Mega

Sony SmartWatch 2 Sony SmartWatch 2

iOS 7 iOS 7

Jolla Jolla

BlackBerry Z10 BlackBerry Z10

Galaxy S 4 Galaxy S 4

Galaxy Note 8.0 Galaxy Note 8.0

Ubuntu on Tablets Ubuntu on Tablets

LG Optimus G Pro L-04E LG Optimus G Pro L-04E

Firefox OS Firefox OS

Sony Zperia Z Sony Zperia Z



 

Valid HTML 4.1!

RSS © 1999-2019 Traques LLC
All times recorded in UTC
webmaster@MobileTechNews.com