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Two way radio marketshare?

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Mar 24, 2015
Does anyone have statistics on two way radio market share? I'm guessing Motorola has most market share?


Sep 20, 2008
Sector 001
Depends on the market you look at. Public Safety? Likely Motorola. How ever in my industry, in my local, Alberta Oilpatch, i would say Kenwood and Vertex Standard have significantly more analogue VHF radios used on resource roads.

How ever when it comes to oilfield plant sites i would say Motorola. Many are moving to DMR, amd most of the systems going in are Linked Capacity Plus. Confused uet?
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