Digital TV News: Michael Inouye

18 million DVB-T2 STBs set to ship in 2015
Apr 24, 2013 – According to ABI Research, if remaining analogue television shutoff timelines go largely as planned, over 18 million DVB-T2 STBs will ship in 2015.
News categories: ABI Research, Digital TV, DVB-T2, Market Research, Set Top Box, Terrestrial

Over 60% Growth in Worldwide Over-the-top Video Revenue in 2012
Apr 10, 2013 – Companies like Netflix, Hulu, Apple, and Amazon helped drive the over-the-top (OTT) video market past $8 billion in 2012. The three largest markets--North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific--experienced YoY growth in excess of 50% in 2012, according to ABI Research.
News categories: ABI Research, Digital TV, Market Research, OTT

Broadcom Unveils World's First Ultra HD TV Home Gateway Chip
Jan 8, 2013 – Broadcom (NASDAQ: BRCM) has announced the world's first Ultra TV video decoder IC. The 28nm ARM-based BCM7445 supports the HEVC video coding standard and can simultaneously deliver four transcoded HD video streams over IP for content on any screen.
News categories: Broadcom, CES2020, Digital TV, Gateway, ICs, Semiconductor

OTT Rental Revenue to Surpass Subscription Services by 2014
Nov 1, 2012 – By 2017 ABI Research expects over-the-top (OTT) revenue to quadruple to $32 billion, up from the expected $8.2 billion in 2012. By 2014, ABI Research expects OTT rentals to surpass subscription revenues.
News categories: ABI Research, Digital TV, Market Research, OTT

Netflix Leads US OTT Market
Oct 31, 2012 – In 2011 Netflix accounted for just over 50% of the OTT market in North America and despite missteps during the company's separation between streaming and physical media rentals, secured the top spot in ABI Research's US OTT Competitive Assessment.
News categories: ABI Research, Digital TV, Market Research, OTT, USA

Majority of Set-Top Box to Remain Hard Wired through 2017 Despite Dominance of Wi-Fi Home Networks
Jul 31, 2012 – While Wi-Fi remains the predominant networking technology in most consumer's homes, wired solutions are gaining traction. MoCA has become the go-to wired technology in North America, while HomePlug continues to do well in Western Europe.
News categories: ABI Research, Cable TV, Digital TV, Market Research, Satellite, Semiconductor, Set Top Box, Smart Home

TVs and Blu-ray Players to Surpass Game Consoles as Premium Connected Devices in the Home
Jul 20, 2012 – Connected TV penetration in North America and Western Europe will surge from just over 10% in 2011 to over 50% by 2017, according to ABI Research. Blu-ray penetration is expected to have a similar progression.
News categories: ABI Research, Blu-ray, Digital TV, Games Console, Market Research, OTT, Smart TV

Mobile Integration Key to 57 Million Smart Set-Top Box Market
Jul 20, 2012 – Smart set-top boxes often garner less attention than other connected CE devices like TVs and game consoles. Even so, set-top box shipments are expected to reach as high as 57 million by 2017, according to ABI Research.
News categories: ABI Research, Digital TV, Market Research, Mobile, OTT, Set Top Box

Wi-Fi Continues to Dominate Home Networking Market
May 23, 2012 – By 2014, shipments of home networking equipment and media devices will exceed one billion units. While Wi-Fi is expected to remain the most common technology, other wired networking technologies are expected to gain additional traction, according to ABI Research.
News categories: ABI Research, Blu-ray, DVR, Gateway, Market Research, Router, Set Top Box, Smart Home, Smart TV, Smartphone, Tablet