Articles by Petteri Repo

Petteri Repo is a Research Manager at the
National Consumer Research Centre in
Finland. He holds a PhD (Economics, 2000)
from the Swedish School of Economics and
Business Administration in Finland. His
current research interests focus on mobile
services and user participation in product

Case WAP and Accountability: Shortcomings of the Mobile Internet as an Interactional Problem

Abstract Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) is designed to allow access to the Internet on a mobile phone. Attempts to explain its limited success have focused on attitudinal and cognitive reasons for non-use, finding that although people recognize the benefits of WAP, issues like lack of content, privacy concerns, and reference group behavior account for non-use. […] [Read More]