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A Dataquest survey of the modem PC card industry in 1997 has shown that Psion Dacom still holds the top slot in the Western European market. The figures show that Psion Dacom helds 16 per cent of the market, followed by 3Com at 15.2 per cent, with Xircom holding third place at 11.5 per cent and TDK at 5.9 per cent. Psion Dacom's share represents 233,500 units, 3Com 221,800 units and Xircom 167,100 units. The report said that PC card sales grew over 32 per cent in the year, accounting for shipments of 2.9 million units. The market is growing at a compound annual growth rate of 12 per cent, and will total 5.7 million units by the year 2002. ®

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