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Mandatory Conditional-Access Systems to Drive STB Manufacturing in India

Published: 12 October 2006

ID: G00143583

Analyst(s): Ganesh Ramamoorthy


Conditional-access systems will be mandatory in four of India's largest cities by December 2006, fueling demand for set-top boxes. Initially, this will boost imports of STBs, but, in time, they will be made locally.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Predictions
  • India's Cable TV Market
  • Imports Are Not a Viable Option
  • Demand for Digital STBs to Exceed Demand for Analog STBs by 2010
  • Gartner Dataquest Perspective

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