Axis Cuts Prices 2015

Author: John Honovich, Published on Mar 09, 2015

Axis has cut prices on a number of their most popular markets. 

In this note, we look at feedback from Axis, comparing how this impacts their Western rivals and how much it closes the gap on Hikvision and Dahua.

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Comments (6)

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