802.11n shipments jumped in 2009

According to new research from ABI Research, 802.11n WLAN access point shipments jumped by almost 44 percent in 2009.

More than 400,000 thousand enterprise access points were shipped in the first three quarters of 2009, and the firm estimates enterprise 802.11n access point shipments reached half a million by the end of last year. In the SOHO and consumer market, a total of 7.7 million 802.11n WiFi access points were shipped in the first three quarters of 2009. 802.11n represented more than 19 percent of all WLAN access point shipments in the first three quarters of 2009.

ABI Research industry analyst Serene Fong said in a statement that, "802.11n WLAN access point shipments into SOHO and consumer markets are expected to reach 32.2 million in 2010."

For more:
- take a look at this TechWorld article

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