There will be a worldwide decline in SD box revenue from current levels of 1.4 billion to 438 million by 2014, while HD PVR set top box revenues will increase by 61% over the same time period, according to a report by research firm In-Stat.
In-stat forecast that digital PVR STB unit shipments will increase 57% by 2014. However, of the worldwide total of all digital STB unit shipments, only Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe will see increases over the next 5 years, according to the research.
With a market share of 36%, Asia currently dominates the worldwide digital set top box market. The strongest growth market for HD STBs is set to be Western Europe.
DTG Staff | 06.08.2010