Network solutions company, NETGEAR, Inc. announced today that they maintains their ranking as the world’s No.1 vendor in Consumer WLAN (wireless local area network) devices.
This is based on International Data Corporation (IDC) recently published Worldwide WLAN 2Q12 Market Share Update, which placed NETGEAR as No.1 with its market share of 21.8 per cent – based on its USD188 million (RM 575 million) quarter-based revenue.
TP-LINK came in second with a market share of 18.9 per cent, followed by Linksys with 10 per cent market share.
In addition, IDC reports that there has been a major increase in the combined market shares of consumer and enterprise WLAN market with an overall growth of 12.6 per cent year-on-year.
This increase is the result of the growing use of Wi-Fi by service providers to offload cellular data traffic, and that the market is expected to stay vibrant for the foreseeable future.