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Forecast Analysis: IPTV Subscribers and Service Revenue, Worldwide, 2004-2010

Published: 17 October 2006

ID: G00143628

Analyst(s): Andrew Chetham, Elroy Jopling


Gartner Dataquest's accompanying forecast for Internet Protocol TV users and service revenue shows dynamic growth, but less than expected by many carriers and their suppliers. Here we examine the reasons why.

Table Of Contents
  • IPTV Forecast: Top-Level Insights
    • Broadband Is Main Driver of IPTV Penetration
    • A 74% Five-Year CAGR for IPTV Subscribers Is Less Than Many Expect
    • Drivers and Speed of IPTV Subscriber Growth Vary Markedly by Region
    • ARPU Differences Will Cause IPTV Revenue to Vary Greatly by Region
    • IPTV Operators Will Overestimate Revenue From Sources Other Than Basic and Premium Programming
  • IPTV Forecast: Focus on Individual Regions
    • North America
    • Western Europe
    • Asia/Pacific
    • Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa
  • Conclusion

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