Digital Media - IPTV, Smart TV, Pay TV and Digital TV Insights

Synopsis

The digital TV and video broadcasting industry has changed beyond recognition and it continues to evolve. Consumer habits are shifting from broadcast TV to on-demand content – especially streaming. Traditional TV viewing is increasingly facing competition from other viewing platforms such as smart phones, tablets, and Smart TVs.

Choice is the key. Broadcasters are no longer in charge of the global viewing habits of consumers, who have the choice of, and the ability to access, an enormous amount of movie and TV series content through internet broadband.

Pay TV across the various platforms – including cable TV, IPTV, and satellite TV – continues to rise in popularity, and this trend is reflected in the market’s increasing service revenues. IPTV is the fastest-growing pay TV platform from a global perspective.

This BuddeComm report provides information on the development and general trends in regards to IPTV, Smart TVs (which can also offer IPTV) and the growth of digital broadcasting. The report includes broad global statistics and is designed to provide current observations which may assist investors, analysts and industry participants in making investment and business decisions.

Latest developments:

More and more people are willing to pay for accessing TV content on any device (anywhere access); five countries – China, USA, India, Japan, and Brazil – together account for 56% of the world’s digital TV households; following the case of Aereo, the US regulator may revise its broadcasting regulations so that internet-based TV providers are seen as cable providers; Ultra-HD, also referred to as 4K TV, offers four times more resolution than HDTV, and the market for 4K TV sets and content has started to gather serious pace in 2014.

Table of Contents

  • 1. Synopsis
  • 2. Broadcasting changing beyond recognition
    • 2.1 Chromecast set to revolutionise the TV
    • 2.2 Cloud computing and broadcasting
    • 2.3 Move towards channel unbundling
  • 3. Broadcasting is moving to broadband
  • 4. Digital TV
    • 4.1 Digital TV market overview
    • 4.2 Other key trends
  • 5. Pay TV
  • 6. Cable TV
  • 7. HDTV
    • 7.1 HDTV market overview
    • 7.2 Ultra-HD/4K TV
    • 7.3 BitTorrent’s deal with CE manufacturers
    • 7.4 3D TV
  • 8. IPTV revolution
    • 8.1 IPTV market statistics
    • 8.2 Customer video demand killed by the video supply industry
    • 8.3 IPTV+RF
      • 8.3.1 IP multicasting
      • 8.3.2 Set-top boxes (STBs) in RF context
  • 9. The Smart or Connected TV
    • 9.1 Introduction
    • 9.2 Smart TV threatens broadcasters
      • 9.2.1 Smart TV awareness may increase consumer spend
    • 9.3 The gigabyte household needs FttH access
  • 10. Brief case study: YouView
  • 11. Waiting for the next generation of Smart TVs
  • 12. Related reports
  • Table 1 – Global - digital TV households – 2009 – 2016; 2020
  • Table 2 –Global - digital TV market share – 2006; 2009; 2011 - 2014; 2020
  • Table 3 – Top 10 countries – digital TV households - 2014
  • Table 4 – Pay TV subscribers – 2010 – 2014; 2020
  • Table 5 – Top 10 pay TV countries in Europe – 2014
  • Table 6 – Cable TV subscribers – 2010 – 2014; 2020
  • Table 7 – Global - number of HDTV households – 2009; 2012; 2015; 2017
  • Table 8 – Global – Number of 4K TV households – 2013; 2018
  • Table 9 – Global IPTV subscribers – 2010 – 2014; 2020
  • Table 10 – Top 5 countries in the world for IPTV subscriptions – 2013
  • Exhibit 1 – Set-Top Boxes (STBs)
  • Exhibit 2 – Historical overview - HDTV
  • Exhibit 3 – Examples of top IPTV carriers worldwide

Focus Report profile

Technologies

Broadcasting
Digital Media

Number of pages: 20

Status: Current

Last update: 11 October 2014
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Analyst: Kylie Wansink

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