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Update on Fixed-Mobile Convergence

abi-logo.jpgWhere other reports have shown little interest in dual-mode phones, a recent study by ABI finds that nearly a third of subscribers would adopt dual-mode phones with fixed-mobile convergence (FMC) services. Why?

  1. Better in-home signal coverage
  2. Cheaper calls via a Wi-Fi network at home versus a celluar network

Identity convergence may be sexy, but I guess better and cheaper always sells.

One Response

  1. […] why. Wireless carriers would prefer to keep customers on their networks rather than have them switch to Wi-Fi with a dual-mode phone when cell reception gets spotty. We’re still probably a ways off from seeing much of femtocells in the US, but that doesn’t […]

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