Wi-Fi/Cellular phones expected to take off

"ABI Research has high hopes for mobile/Wi-Fi convergence. In fact, it's predicting that in 2010 more than 100 million dual-mode cellular-Wi-Fi handsets will be in consumer hands by the end of the decade.

According to ABI Senior Analyst Phillip Solis, two carriers, BT and Korea Telecom, are providing the necessary industry momentum. They plan on offering dual-mode services by the end of 2005, which, according to Solis "could start a very large ball rolling."

I couldn't agree more. Watch this space.

Sources: Telephony Online
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