SOURCE: EJL Wireless Research LLC

July 07, 2008 08:30 ET

EJL Wireless Research Reports Global PTP Radio Shipments Grew 33.3% in 2007 and Eclipsed One Million Units

NEC Microwave Displaces Ericsson to Become the New Market Leader

REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwire - July 7, 2008) - The global point to point (PTP) radio market grew by 33.3% in units in 2007, according to the latest report from EJL Wireless Research titled "Global Digital PTP Radio Market Analysis and Forecast, 2007-2012 4th Edition." "The PTP radio market reached an industry milestone in surpassing one million radios shipped in 2007," says founder and President, Earl Lum. EJL Wireless Research is forecasting that the PTP radio market will continue to see growth through 2010 before experiencing a market correction in 2011.

In addition to the million unit milestone, another milestone was achieved by NEC Microwave as it surpassed Ericsson to become the world's largest PTP radio manufacturer in 2007. "NEC has reached an incredible goal on a journey it had begun in 2003 and we congratulate them on this significant achievement," says Lum.

"The Asia Pacific region, driven by India, surpassed the European market to become the largest market globally for point to point radios while demand from the BRIC (Brazil/Russia/India/China) countries equaled Europe in size," says Lum.

The report provides a unique perspective on the global shipments and demand for digital PTP radio equipment covering all vendors including Alcatel-Lucent, Ceragon Networks, Ericsson, Harris Stratex Networks, NEC, Nera Networks, Nokia Siemens Networks, SAGEM, and SIAE Microelettronica.

About EJL Wireless Research

EJL Wireless Research provides proprietary, accurate and cutting-edge market analysis and consulting services on the wireless technology ecosystem. The firm focuses its research on all vertical elements of the wireless ecosystem including mobile subscribers, mobile operators, mobile handsets, mobile infrastructure and mobile content. In addition, the firm provides analysis across horizontal technology suppliers including RF semiconductor materials, RF semiconductor/components, subsystems and OEMs. Our goal is to provide our clients with mission critical market analysis and information.

EJL Wireless Research is managed by Earl Lum. Mr. Lum has 15 years of experience within the wireless industry including 8 years as an Equity Research Analyst on Wall Street cover the global wireless industry. The company is headquartered in Redwood City, CA. For more information about EJL Wireless Research, please visit the company's website at

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