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While the World Cup is spurring the use of mobile devices to view video, mobile video watching was on the way up well before the quadrennial soccer tournament.
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Although there have been complaints about the lack of Wi-Fi at some of the Brazilian stadiums, the 2014 World Cup is expected to be the most mobile tournament so far.
The World Cup, set to kick off next week in Brazil, is expected to spur demand for mobile video worldwide, but poor video quality, high pricing and inadequate Wi-Fi infrastructure at Brazil's stadiums could dampen mobile enthusiasm.
Brazil, which is hosting the World Cup this year, is not ready to handle the mobile traffic that will be generated by all of the fans crowding into the various stadiums around the country, warns Infonetics Research.