TP-Link retains world's no.1 spot in the WLAN market

TP-Link has maintained its no. 1 position for 29 consecutive quarters in the WLAN market, according to IDC

Published Date
09 - Apr - 2018
| Last Updated
18 - Apr - 2018
TP-Link retains world’s no.1 spot in the WLAN market

According to the latest IDC Quarterly Wireless LAN Tracker, Q4 2017, TP-Link has retained its no.1 position in the global WLAN market with a market share of 42%. It maintained a lead of 35.53% over the nearest competitor with regards to product shipments in Q4 2017.

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TP-Link®, a leading provider of consumer and business networking products, is consistently ranked as the No. 1 global provider of WLAN devices for consecutive 29 quarters, according to the IDC Quarterly Wireless LAN Tracker, Q4 2017.

The latest IDC WLAN Tracker revealed that TP-Link made 18.04 million WLAN product shipments in Q4 2017 and possessed a global market share of 42.00% — 35.53% ahead of its nearest competitor. With such achievements, TP-Link has retained its dominant position as the market leader in WLAN products for the 29th consecutive quarter.

Over the course of 2017, TP-Link sold a total of 78.46 million WLAN products, the whole-year WLAN market share was 44.08% and annual revenue for WLAN products hit $1.07 billion.

“2017 brought some great achievements”, said Pingji Li, General Manager of TP-Link Networking BU. “2018 will be even more exciting, as we continue to develop products in line with our mission — making the advantages of the latest technology available for all and empowering them to create a lifestyle that’s simple, smart and connected.