Chinese WLAN market to grow 33% a year

In-Stat/MDR claims market demand for Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) equipment and services in the China marketplace is heating up. The high-tech research firm expects WLAN equipment revenues in China to increase at a near 33% CAGR from about $54 mln in 2004 to almost $160 mln by 2008.

In-Stat/MDR claims market demand for Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) equipment and services in the China marketplace is heating up. The high-tech research firm expects WLAN equipment revenues in China to increase at a near 33% CAGR from about $54 mln in 2004 to almost $160 mln by 2008. The company has found that although China Netcom deployed the first WLAN service in China in 2001, that foreign equipment providers still hold the lion