PMP/MP3 market growth stays strong

Taylor, Colleen
March 2007
Electronic News;3/19/2007, Vol. 53 Issue 12, p15
Trade Publication
The article forecasts on the growth of the MP3 and personal media players (PMP) market. The PMP/MP3 player market will grow to 268.6 million units in 2011, iSuppli Corp. predicts. While challenges remain for PMP/MP3 players, including rising competition from media-capable mobile phones, iSuppli said it believes PMP will retain their technological edge over media-capable handsets.


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