Latin America and Europe only Regions Forecast for Set Top Box Shipment and Revenue Increases in 2010

Thursday, October 7th, 2010
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In 2Q10, worldwide total set top box (STB) revenue declined by 6% from the previous quarter while shipments declined even more. Shipments for HD-capable STBs and DVR-enabled STBs were up slightly over 1Q10, contributing to a slightly higher selling price. For the remainder of 2010, only Latin America and Europe are forecast to show any gains in revenue or unit shipments, according to In-Stat.

Recent research data from In-Stat shows the market leaders in 2Q10 shipments of STBs are:

  • Cisco Systems, Motorola, and Pace plc were the market leaders in cable STB shipments.
  • Echostar, Humax, Pace, and Technicolor were market leaders in satellite STB shipments.
  • Cisco, Motorola, Netgem, and Samsung were market leaders in IPTV shipments.

Recent In-Stat research, 2Q10 Set Top Box Database Update (#IN1004703STBD), covers the worldwide market for set top boxes. This research tracks:

  • Set top box (STB) unit shipments, revenues, and average selling prices (ASPs) on a quarterly basis.
  • Operator segmentation for cable, satellite, telco IPTV, and digital terrestrial TV.
  • Regional segmentation for North America, Europe, Middle East/Africa, Latin America, and Asia.
  • Functional segmentation for high-definition (HD), standard definition (SD), and digital video recording (DVR).

In-Stat’s coverage of the STB market is the most comprehensive in the industry covering the entire marketing ecosystem from enabling technologies through the end user including devices, infrastructure, services & content, and service providers. In-Stat’s extensive coverage of set top boxes provides worldwide and regional forecasts and includes a semiconductor bill of materials (BOMs) and total available market (TAM). In-Stat STB research can be found in In-Stat’s Digital Entertainment research offerings, including:

  • Set Top Box Database
  • Multimedia Entertainment Equipment
  • Pay TV Subscriber Database
  • Multimedia Broadband Services
  • Connected Digital Home

For a free sample of the reports and more information, please contact Elaine Potter at: or (480) 483-4441.