STBs are devices that are connected to televisions at home. They connect a TV to an external signal source and transform the transmitted signal into video content, which is then displayed on the screen. The source may be cable, satellite, broadband, telephone line, or DSL connection.
There are primarily two types of STBs, namely SD DTB and HD STB. HD STB has the ability to show both SD and HD channels as well as providing better sound and picture quality and greater viewing experience. HD STBs are further classified into four types: cable, satellite, IPTV, and hybrid STB. HD STBs also provide interactive services such as VOD, video conferencing, high-speed internet television, and/or home networking.
The analysts forecast the Global HD STB market will grow at a CAGR of 2.38 percent over the period 2014-2018.
This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the Global HD STB market for the period 2014-2018. To calculate market size, the report considers unit shipments of HD STBs, which include cable, IPTV, satellite, and hybrid HD STBs. The Global HD STB market can be segmented into four types: Cable, Satellite, IPTV, and Hybrid STB. These are types of HD STBs.
The report, the Global HD STB Market 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers North America, the EMEA and APAC regions, and Latin America; it also covers the Global HD STB market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.
There has been increasing demand from customers for the ability to transform video content to multiple formats for display on devices such as television, mobiles, tablets, and PCs. Vendors have incorporated a new technology, MHG in STB, which caters to this demand from customers. This enables Pay TV operators to deliver services to various client devices. This multiscreen phenomenon is boosting the sales of HD STBs.
According to the report, the growth of the Global HD STB market is driven by digitization in China and India as well as in Latin American countries such as Brazil and Argentina. Vendors are banking on these emerging countries for their growth as the market in developed countries is saturated. The availability of affordable HD STBs is also fueling the growth of the market.
Key Topics Covered:
01. Executive Summary
02. List of Abbreviations
03. Scope of the Report
04. Market Research Methodology
06. Market Landscape
07. Market Segmentation by Type
08. Geographical Segmentation
09. Key Leading Countries
10. Buying Criteria
11. Market Growth Drivers
12. Drivers and their Impact
13. Market Challenges
14. Impact of Drivers and Challenges
15. Market Trends
16. Trends and their Impact
17. Vendor Landscape
18. Key Vendor Analysis
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