The result is content begins to stream using the cellular data connection instead and thus chewing through pricey data plans. That has led to a fair amount of criticism by Windows Phone users.
Windows Phone 8S by HTC. Based on image passed along to WPCentral, an HTC 8S is running a newer build of the Windows Phone 8 operating system and there we can see an option in the settings to maintain Wi-Fi connectivity if desired.
That is a positive development and will be a welcome feature to Windows Phone 8. Now, we need to wait patiently for the update to roll out to all the Windows Phone 8 devices.