WiFi Alliance wishes to use P2P to bypass China market supervision
Though so far not allowed to open, but global WiFi Alliance to lobby China every year, and covert infiltration. “In 2010, the Lenovo products of P2P technology as the first authentication, so that even in the absence of an access point or WiFi device can always connect anywhere on the Internet. “On April 3, WiFi Alliance Marketing Director Kelly Davis-Felner in Shanghai said. P2P point-to-point technologies commonly called “peer networking”. Kelly Davis-Felner said that with the help of it, people can quickly and easily connect two or more devices, you can play video games on a different device, share music, synchronize the files. Germany Internet ipoque data research agencies, P2P has been thoroughly dominated the Internet today, including 50%~90% total flow from the P2P program.
To bypass the Telecom Regulation
But the application of this technology in China has been a grey area. Based on its application, occupied the large bandwidth resource, but couldn’t bring direct economic benefits to telecom operators. Therefore years, telecom operators has been Department, miit was furious, telecom operators also introduced ban in disguise. Among them, based on the technology of Skype Internet phone, fiery two years later, Application Dim down in China.
That maybe that global’s fast universal WiFi. But Kelly Davis-Felner did not reveal how to layout in China, only stress, P2P technology standards in research and development, the user has WiFi for the procurement of equipment, may be achieved through software upgrade or add equipment to transition.
WiFi truly open still dateless
2008 WiFi chips global shipments had reached 450 million, 2011 should reach 1 billion tablets, and key growth area is mobile market.
But WiFi is an embarrassing products in China. Because, the Ministry and not really open to it, the three carriers did not let go of supervision on the WiFi cell phone. After all, the WiFi is a pie the vested interests of competitors.
Behind this competition still full voice. As of now, there is nothing to show that China would give up after the build local standard WAPI. 3 years despite the shock failure of international standards, WAPI has the support carriers. Earlier, China Mobile and China Telecom clear requirements on the tender for wireless network equipment, bidding for wireless access, wireless routers, and other products shall be compatible with WAPI function.
Kelly Davis-Felner told CBN Tan Chen, “current events difficult”, but WiFi growth remained very strong. Because the WiFi chip shipments, there are economies of scale. Moreover, China Telecom, CLP guangtong and China Unicom has the WiFi wireless city as a primary strategic goals, the number is 30.
But China wireless city projects are small and focused on regional coverage. Even in Shanghai, hotspots and only 3,000. More regional, portable terminal with WiFi function remains at the level of general application.
Text/the business journal