TP-Link® Maintains World’s No.1 Spot for 26 Consecutive Quarters in the Wi-Fi Market
SHENZHEN, China — Aug. 14, 2017 TP-Link®, a global provider of networking products, was again ranked No.1 in the WLAN market in Q1, 2017 according to analyst firm IDC (Worldwide Quarterly WLAN Tracker – Q1 2017 Final Release).
The latest IDC WLAN report reveals that TP-Link has retained its dominant position as the market leader in consumer WLAN products for the 26th consecutive quarter. In 2017 Q1, TP-Link made 20.02 million WLAN product shipments and increased its global market share by 2.27% compared with last quarter. TP-Link now have a market share of 45.95% — 39.63% ahead of the nearest competitor, and 17.25% higher than the next 9 brands' market share combined.
“We are pleased that IDC recognizes TP-Link’s No. 1 position in the consumer WLAN market”, said Andy Chen, Director of International Business at TP-Link. “Our growth reflects a commitment to our many customers and partners, and is a result of our ongoing dedication to research and development. Over the past 20 years, TP-Link has accomplished 78599 product test cases. This experience gives us the confidence to provide reliable, competitive products.”
Since entering the global market in 2006, TP-Link has remained focused on innovating networking products that impact the lives of customers. TP-Link stands out as one of the only networking equipment vendors with independent manufacturing facilities and has an R&D team consisting of around 2000 employees. These assets, together with strict quality control, have allowed the company to maintain tight control of its finances and provide networking devices of the highest quality at an affordable price to end-users.
Founded in 1996, TP-Link is a global provider of reliable networking devices and accessories, involved in all aspects of everyday life. The company is consistently ranked by analyst firm IDC as the No. 1 provider of WLAN and broadband CPE devices*, supplying distribution to more than 120 countries and serving hundreds of millions of people worldwide.
With a proven heritage of stability, performance and value, TP-Link has curated a portfolio of products that meet the networking needs of all individuals. Now, as the connected lifestyle continues to evolve, the company is expanding today to exceed the demands of tomorrow.
*According to latest IDC Worldwide Quarterly WLAN Tracker Report, Q1 2017 Final Release.
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