In wireless broadcasting environments, mobile clients cannot receive data reliably over broadcast channels because a reliable transmission protocol is not applicable to the channels. If such broadcast errors are not properly handled by a concurrency control algorithm, it could lead to a fatal effect especially when clients are permitted to issue update transactions. However, the effects of broadcast errors on concurrency control have been little researched. In this paper, we have proposed a concurrency control algorithm to support update transactions issued by mobile clients and evaluated the performance of the algorithm by focusing the effects of broadcast errors with an analytic model. The analytic results show our algorithm is efficient in resolving the broadcast errors. (C) 2002 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.