802.11g access point prices declined 10.3% in June 2004

Overall, retail prices for the firm’s CE Price Watch basket of goods fell by less than 1% from May and 15.6% from June 2003, the smallest declines since NPD began tracking this metric in January 2003. The overall cost of the basket of goods, which spans 27 product categories, stood at $12,399 in June. Of all the product categories tracked, 802.11g wireless access points dropped the most, falling 10.3% from May. Blank write-once DVD disks fell by 8% to under $18 for a 10-pack. Last year, a 10-pack cost $23.41.