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  1. WiFi & Texting...Providers Dream Come Trure

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    aepple
    , 09-12-2010 at 05:41 AM
    The wider use of data is straining the capacity of the networks. So the carriers try to offload traffic from the cell networks. And they are doing exactly what consumers are doing moving to Wi-Fi.

    Fewer people have landlines. A quarter of American homes use only cellphones. We are talking less and texting more. And as we use more data on cellphones that are really hand-held computers, we must search for alternative networks, usually Wi-Fi, to bypass a strained cellphone network. ...