Gartner Research

Market Trends: Digital STBs, Video-over-IP Content Drives High-Volume Production Worldwide, 2013

Published: 30 August 2013

ID: G00228406

Analyst(s): Paul O'Donovan


The increase in the distribution and access to video over the Internet has pushed IPTV set-top box unit production into double-digit growth between 2012 and 2017. Set-top box manufacturers must focus on their business model transition, by developing hybrid boxes to secure survival.

Table Of Contents


Market Trend

  • The Market is Continuing to Expand as New Technologies Emerge
    • IPTV STBs
    • Terrestrial STBs
    • Cable STBs
    • Satellite STBs

Contrarian View

  • Trends Will Change If Delivery of Pay-TV Services Over the Internet Becomes the De Facto Standard

Vendors to Watch

  • Digital STB Unit Production Forecast

Recommended Reading

©2020 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Purchase this Document

To purchase this document, you will need to register or sign in above

Become a client

Learn how to access this content as a Gartner client.