WiFi and Hotspot 2.0 announcements are all over at Mobile World Congress. Juniper Research recently estimated that 60 percent of mobile phone traffic will be offloaded to Wi-Fi networks by 2017. Hotspot 2.0 WiFi services are expected to be integrated into many small cells in the coming years.

Hotspot 2.0, using Passpoint-certified devices, enables mobile devices to seamlessly roam across different Wi-Fi hotspots. It supports a SIM card in a phone that enables roaming from the user’s home service providers to different secure sites. More than 400 devices have obtained Passpoint certification, including a wide range of smartphones and tablets.

Some of the WiFi and Hotspot 2.0 announcements at MWC include:

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