WiFi is a multi-billion-dollar industry, with approximately 50% of the world’s population now using the internet (approx. 4 billion people) on more than 8 billion WiFi devices.
8.6 billion global mobile devices and connections in 2017
12.3 billion global mobile devices and connections in 2022
In a recent survey by Cisco, there were 8.6 billion global mobile devices and connections in 2017. This is expected to grow to 12.3 billion by 2022.
Public WiFi is now expected to be available wherever internet users go to enable them to access emails, check social media, browse websites, carry out banking transactions or to work without using their data allowances. The risk won’t be diminished with the advent of 5G, with data costs likely to continue to drive users to the free or easy option.
Common establishments offering public WiFi that could benefit from our product include: