Digital TV News: Lee Ratliff

New VDSL Subscribers to Quadruple by 2014
Feb 23, 2011 – New VDSL subscribers are set to nearly quadruple by 2014 as more competitors begin to ramp up their support for the technology, according to new IHS iSuppli research. A total of 23.3 million new VDSL subscribers were added in 2010.
News categories: iSuppli, Broadband, Market Research, Semiconductor, Subscribers

Microsoft Selects Symbio as a Microsoft® Mediaroom™ IPTV Set-Top Box Testing Partner
Sep 8, 2010 – Symbio has announced it has been selected as a Microsoft Mediaroom set-top box integration and testing partner. Symbio will provide software quality assurance and testing services for OEMs to test new STB models for deployment by Mediaroom's clients.
News categories: Microsoft, Symbio, Steve Koepp, Jacob Hsu, IPTV, Middleware, QoE, Set Top Box

Sigma Designs Delivers the World Cup in 3D
Jul 9, 2010 – Sigma Designs (NASDAQ: SIGM) has announced that France's Free (Paris: ILD) is delivering 3D broadcasts of World Cup soccer and ongoing 3D broadcast content using Sigma's SMP8634 Secure Media Processor in its Freebox triple-play set-top boxes.
News categories: Sigma Designs, Iliad, Free, Digital TV, France, IPTV, Semiconductor, Set Top Box, VR

IPTV Set-top Box Shipments to Rise by Nearly 50 Percent in 2010
Apr 21, 2010 – Shipments of television Set-top Boxes (STBs) sold into the up-and-coming Internet Protocol TV (IPTV) segment are set to rise by nearly 50 percent in 2010, according to iSuppli Corp.
News categories: iSuppli, Lee Ratliff, Digital TV, IPTV, Market Research, Semiconductor, Set Top Box

Internet TV Subscribers to Rise by More Than 50 Percent in 2009
Aug 31, 2009 – The global Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) market withstood the worst of the worldwide economic storm during the last six months, putting it on track to achieve more than 50 percent subscriber growth in 2009, according to iSuppli Corp.
News categories: iSuppli, Digital TV, IPTV, Market Research, Subscribers