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Wi-Fi Records Highest Volume Ever

David Utter
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Published: 2005-05-23

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First quarter figures for worldwide wireless LAN equipment see 12.2 million units shipped.

Revenue for Wi-Fi rose 20 percent to $767.6 million USD for the first quarter, according to Infonetics Research. This figure should rise another 2 percent by the first quarter of next year.

Wireless LAN switch ports rose 44% to 112,000; revenue grew 13% to $52.2 million and is expected to jump to $699.2 million by 2008.

"The demand for wireless broadband routers continues unabated, driven by the possibilities of wireless home networking," said Richard Webb, lead analyst of the report.

The report cited the adoption of media downloads and file-sharing applications by consumers as driving demand among broadband users.

"And with 802.11n and even faster throughput speeds on the horizon, the wireless router segment will ride the crest of the global broadband wave," Mr. Webb said.



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