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D-Link Named No. 1 in Consumer Routers

By Azizul Rahman Ismail - on 2 May 2014, 10:23am

D-Link Named No. 1 in Consumer Routers

D-link new range of AC11 routers.

D-Link was recently announced as the makers of the number one consumer 802.11ac (11AC) routers in the third quarter of 2013 by ABI Research. The technology market intelligence company reported that D-Link topped the consumer Wi-Fi shipment market with a 12.7 percent market share for that quarter

“We have seen an increase in demand for more bandwidth and faster Wi-Fi, as users are carrying multiple mobile devices for on-the-go connectivity. Leading the market in consumer Wi-Fi shipment, we aim to set 11AC as the new standard for better coverage and Wi-Fi access,” said D-Link International Pte Ltd's Product Marketing Director, Jonathan Quek.

According to the report, 802.11ac devices are expected to represent 45 percent of consumer Wi-Fi shipments at the end of 2014. In 2013, sales of consumer Wi-Fi equipment, including access points, routers, and gateway, surpassed 139.1 million.

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