Q&A: Wireless wizards face challenges
While the Australian broadband and wireless markets were singled out by many observers at the start of the year as areas to watch, the reality is that, so far, neither has been a big money-spinner for resellers.
Security remains a concern for corporate customers considering wireless implementations, while confusion reigns among consumers, and to a lesser extent resellers, when it comes to speeds, interoperability and simply making wireless gear work effectively. The broadband market is still controlled tightly by ISPs and unbundling is still somewhere over the horizon.
According to market analysts at IDC, the proportion of total IT spend going into the home market is just over 8 percent in Australia -