Set-Top Shipments Flat, Revenues Up

Despite unit shipments remaining relatively flat over the last year, worldwide set top box revenues were actually up in 4Q10 over 4Q09, according to In-Stat. Total revenues for the quarter were $5.7 billion as compared to $5.3 billion in 4Q09. In-Stat's findi...

Despite unit shipments remaining relatively flat over the last year, worldwide set top box revenues were actually up in 4Q10 over 4Q09, according to In-Stat. Total revenues for the quarter were $5.7 billion as compared to $5.3 billion in 4Q09.

In-Stat's findings include:



  • In North America, satellite set-top box unit shipments approached 18 million in 2010.


  • European cable set-top box revenues are forecast to be $212 million in 1Q11.


  • Worldwide IPTV set-top box unit shipments increased by 3.7 million in 2010.


  • During 2010, in Latin America, 8 million more SD set-top box units were shipped than HD boxes.


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