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Pay TV STB market contracts in 2014 to USD 15.3 bln

Tuesday 30 June 2015 | 10:50 CET | News
Pay TV operators purchased USD 15.3 billion worth of set-top boxes (STBs) in 2014, down from USD 15.9 billion in 2013, according to a report by IHS. This decline represents the first contraction in the market since 2002. Shipments of pay TV STBs grew slightly in 2014 to 204.7 million units, an increase of just under 1 percent from 203.1 million units in the previous year. However, such modest shipment growth failed to compensate for the effects of price erosion in this highly competitive market. According to the report, there have already been several signs of increased STB consolidation in

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Arris / IHS / TiVo
Countries: World
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