DTT set-top boxes to pass 47 million by 2011, In-Stat says

In-Stat, World Report on Digital Terrestrial Set Top Boxes, DTT, digital terrestrial television, North America, Europe, Western Europe, revenue, units
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Europe is leading the world in digital terrestrial television (DTT), but other regions are gaining momentum, according to research organization In-Stat.

A new report from In-Stat, “World Report on Digital Terrestrial Set-Top Boxes,” finds that with analog shutoff approaching in North America and Western Europe, strong drivers for digital terrestrial set-top boxes are on the horizon.

The In-Stat research found:

  • Total unit shipments of digital terrestrial set-top boxes will eclipse 47 million in 2011.
  • U.S. converter boxes will hit the market next year.
  • Revenue will have a more subdued compound annual growth rate of 18.2 percent than unit sales growth because of decreasing set-top box prices.

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