Informa expects the number of public Wi-Fi hotspots available worldwide to grow 350% by 2015, to...

|By:, SA News Editor

Informa expects the number of public Wi-Fi hotspots available worldwide to grow 350% by 2015, to 5.8M, as carriers increasingly rely on them to deal with skyrocketing data traffic growth on their cellular networks. Boingo Wireless (WIFI), which claims to have over 400K hotspots on its global network, could be one beneficiary.