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ChannelLife New Zealand – WLAN market picks up thanks to high-end products

The Wireless LAN (WLAN) market accelerated in the second half of 2018, boosted by higher-end products, according to a recently published report from Dell’Oro Group, a source for market information about the telecommunications, networks, and data centre IT industries.

WLAN prices rose with a mixed shift to Wave 2, 802.11ax and NBASE-T.

“The WLAN market outperformed in 3Q18, as price erosion slowed,” says Dell’Oro Group Industry Analyst Ritesh Patel.

“Users opted for feature-rich products, such as Wave 2 access points and premises managed Controllers. This indicates purchases are coming from sophisticated users, which relate to large enterprises upgrading Ethernet switches and pulling along wireless LAN sales. Read more here.