Digital TV News: Jack Wetherill

Worldwide TV market begins to stabilise
Nov 23, 2016 – After a 2% decline in worldwide TV shipments last year, 2016 is showing signs of a turnaround, with the market flattening out to end the year on 225 million units, according to Futuresource Consulting.
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MHL Consortium showcases superMHL at CES2016
Jan 5, 2016 – MHL Consortium will have the latest superMHL innovations on display at CES 2016. Attendees will be able to get hands-on with a complete 8K home entertainment system powered by superMHL technology. MHL’s latest specification supports advanced color and High Dynamic Range (HDR).
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4K TV shipments to exceed 30 million units in 2015
Jul 29, 2015 – According to Futuresource Consulting, 4K TV shipments are expected to grow by 147% in 2015, despite an overall 2% fall in TV sales. Global TV sales rose in 2014 by 3% to reach 235 million units, with trade value up to $94 billion.
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Global STB shipments fell 2% to 275 million units in 2014
Jul 28, 2015 – According to Futuresource Consulting, STB shipments fell 2% to 275 million units in 2014, due to minimal growth or actual cut backs in key emerging markets, caused by economic factors or delays in government cable digitisation programs.
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4K TV market to grow at 72% CAGR until 2018
Dec 19, 2014 – According to the latest research from Futuresource Consulting, 4K TV sets are expected to ship 11.6 million units in 2014, up nearly 700% year on year, with China accounting for over 70% of worldwide demand.
News categories: Futuresource, David Tett, Digital TV, Market Research, Smart TV, Worldwide

TV makers re-assessing smart TV strategies due to limited return on investment
Nov 7, 2014 – Smart TV sales reached 90 million units worldwide in 2013 and will grow at 21% CAGR to reach 228 million in 2018, according to Futuresource Consulting. However the industry may be re-assessing its smart TV strategy, due to limited return on the investment.
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STB market trade value totals $20 billion in 2013
Jul 30, 2014 – Global STB (Set-Top-Box) shipments in 2013 remained relatively stable, despite competition from other devices such as Smart TVs and Digital Media Adaptors, according to the latest research from Futuresource Consulting.
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Global TV set market forecast for growth
Apr 25, 2014 – After a weak performance from the global TV set market in 2013, the segment is expected to return to growth in 2014, according to Futuresource Consulting.
News categories: Futuresource, Jack Wetherill, William Pratt, Digital TV, Market Research, Smart TV, Worldwide

One billion TV-centric connected devices now in homes
Jan 28, 2014 – The global installed base of TV-centric connected devices surpassed one billion units in 2013 and will exceed two billion by 2017, according to Futuresource Consulting.
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