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Wi-Fi Services in Asia to Reach Nearly $1.3 Billion in 2010 Reports In-Stat
[January 03, 2006]

Wi-Fi Services in Asia to Reach Nearly $1.3 Billion in 2010 Reports In-Stat


SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. --(Business Wire)-- Jan. 3, 2006 -- The market for Wi-Fi services in the Asia/Pacific region, though currently in flux, will grow strongly from US$213.2 million in 2004 to US$1.29 billion in 2010, reports In-Stat (http://www.in-stat.com). In recent years, service providers in Asia/Pacific have significantly expanded, or have drawn ambitious plans to expand, their hotspot coverage, especially in markets like South Korea, Taiwan, Japan and China, the high-tech market research firm says.



"Some telcos' movement towards Wi-Fi is still in fits and starts, however, which shows the inconsistency of the long-term Wi-Fi business strategy," said Bryan Wang, In-Stat analyst. "The market is looking for a proven successful business model for Wi-Fi technology to fit into the telcos' existing voice and data services future development roadmap."

A recent report by In-Stat found the following:


-- The business Wi-Fi equipment market in Asia/Pacific will rise from US$498.7 million in 2004 to US$865.0 million in 2010.

-- The consumer Wi-Fi equipment market in Asia/Pacific will grow from US$112.3 million in 2004 to US$243.6 million in 2010.

-- In 2004, Wi-Fi services moved into the mainstream of a few service providers' offerings such as Korea Telecom and Chunghwa Telecom.

The reports, "Asia/Pacific Business Wi-Fi Market Trends Analysis," and "Asia/Pacific Consumer Wi-Fi Market Trends Analysis" (#IN0502396ANT and IN0502397ANT), cover the markets for Wi-Fi services, and business and consumer Wi-Fi equipment. They include forecasts for Wi-Fi services and equipment by region and by country through 2010. Country-specific market highlights and service provider analysis are also provided.

For more information on these reports, please visit: http://www.instat.com/catalog/bcatalogue.asp?id=238. The reports are priced at $2,995(US) each. For information on a special two-report package price, please contact Tina Sheltra at 480-609-4531 or [email protected]

About In-Stat

In-Stat (www.in-stat.com) is the leading provider of actionable research, market analysis and forecasts of advanced communications services, infrastructure, end-user devices and semiconductors. Our insights are derived from both a deep technology understanding and comprehensive research, which examines each segment of the value chain for each market. Technology vendors, service providers, technology professionals and market specialists, worldwide, rely on In-Stat's tenured, experienced staff and in-depth research to support critical business, product and technology decisions.

In-Stat is a strategic segment of the $8 billion Reed Elsevier global information network, with access to an expansive worldwide electronic network, extensive technology databases and well-informed personnel. As a member of Reed Business Information, In-Stat is a division of the largest business-to-business publisher in the United States.

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