Advanced Television


Research: Next-gen TV closing gap on cable

Cable will retain dominance in the global multi-channel TV market over the next five years but the threat from the new generation of digital and IP services will take its toll, predicts Ovum. Globally cable TV will reach 573 million households by 2015, but will grow by an average of only three per cent per […]

January 31, 2011

Research: Global IPTV subs 100m+ by 2014

According to research by RNCOS, the number of global IPTV subscribers will rise to around 106 Million in 2014, expanding at a CAGR of around 24 per cent during 2011-2014. Continuous improvement in the speed of broadband and the availability of interactive applications will play a crucial role in the expansion of the IPTV market […]

January 31, 2011

700,000 IPTV subs in Italy

In its first report on the state of the IPTV market in the country, the Italian IPTV Association, which brings together Telecom Italia, Fastweb and Wind, claims there are currently 700,000 subscribers. However, the expansion of the service has been affected by an “excessive rigidity” on the TV rights issue and the legislative framework which […]

January 28, 2011From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Research: CE market boosted by connected devices in 2011

Global unit shipments of consumer electronics (CE) products will climb 2.6 per cent in 2010, partly driven by rising sales of products that play a role in the connected home and that focus on usability—rather than technological wizardry—according to iSuppli research. CE product shipments in 2011 are projected to reach 1.60 billion units, up from […]

January 26, 2011

Asia Pacific CE market to follow 10% CAGR during 2010-2013

The global consumer electronics industry has been registering tremendous growth for the past few years. This growth can be attributed to the revolutionary technological developments after the introduction of digital technology that enabled the consumer electronics manufacturers to earn profit from the growing interaction of digital applications such as, camcorders, DVD player/recorder, digital camera etc. […]

January 25, 2011

IPTV market reaches 8m in BRIC

Results from an IMS Research study reveals that the IPTV subscriber base in the emerging BRIC markets exceeds 8 million subscribers for 2010, with China dominating the figure. A CAGR of 13 per cent for BRIC is expected through the forecast period, which ends in 2015. John Kendall, IMS Research Market Analyst and author of […]

January 24, 2011

Resurgence signals TV advertising boom

The UK media buyer STRATA’s  quarterly survey of major advertising firms  found that for the first time since the survey began in 2008, over half of the respondents expressed an increase in business. The survey also discovered that digital advertising demand has decreased, with mobile advertising not yet living up to industry hype. Over the […]

January 21, 2011

MRG: Managed IPTV market steady growth

Based on information from 875 IPTV Operators, where the total number of IPTV Operators have increased by 22 since Q2/2010, the rate of growth of global IPTV Operators continues at a rate of over 10 new Operators per quarter, with 50 per cent of those in North America reports MRG. With the unprecedented number of […]

January 19, 2011

Global TV bounces back

The global TV industry made a recovery in 2010, with revenues growing by 7.1 per cent to €289.2 billion after the stagnation of 2009, according to research group IDATE. According to its 21st World TV Markets report, the TV industry’s revenues grew by only 0.6 per cent in 2009 before rebounding last year. The US […]

January 14, 2011

Digital video applications propel HDD market

The demand for gigabytes and terabytes of storage from PC users, game enthusiasts, and TV entertainment folks is keeping the industry growing to the degree that In-Stat forecasts HDD unit shipments will increase to over 1 billion units by 2014. The main drivers of growth have been the notebook PC market, set top boxes, and […]

January 14, 2011