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Market Trends: Smart Video Gateways for the Connected Home Enable Smart Services

Published: 15 October 2014

ID: G00259061

Analyst(s): Paul O'Donovan


Gateway set-top boxes offered by pay-TV operators are expanding services to the home including, nascent Internet of Things solutions, to retain subscribers and to protect and grow sustainable revenue streams.

Table Of Contents


Market Trend

  • The Pay-TV Market Is Transitioning to More Sophisticated Gateways or Smart STBs to Extend Services to the Home

Contrarian View

  • If the Decline in Pay-TV Subscriptions Continues, These Trends Will Change

Vendors to Watch

  • STMicroelectronics
  • MediaTek
  • Entropic

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