SPOTLIGHT: Cellular modem market finally reaches critical mass

The cellular modem market has finally reached critical mass, according to In-Stat. It expects shipments to exceed 5 million units by the end of the year. Embedded cellular modems should account for more than 10% of total modem shipments in 2006, says the firm. In-Stat estimates that revenues from the sale of cellular modem cards and embedded cellular modems in laptops will reach approximately $1 billion in 2008. Article