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Untethered Application

Data-free apps democratize connectivity for price-conscious consumers

Implications - With a premium placed on data usage over talk time leaving younger users unable to pay for big data plans, several brands are adapting and starting to offer low-data and even data-free apps. While many of these apps still come with limitations such as proximity to other users or reduced resolution quality, this emerging market is quickly growing as consumers seek ways to save money and still maintain connectivity.
Workshop Question — How does your product/service solve for the barriers to entry for your industry?
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