IPTV market growth in Asia-Pacific

March 17, 2008

A new report from RNCOS titled “Global IPTV: Market Analysis and Forecast to 2011” predicts that the global IPTV market is growing at an unprecedented rate worldwide as the number of broadband subscribers is rising, specifically in the Asia- Pacific region.

The report shows that the global IPTV market is currently dominated by Europe but it is expected that Asia will emerge as a stronger competitor to Europe in coming years.

The number of broadband subscribers in the Asia-Pacific region is expected to grow at the Compound Annual Growth Rate of 91% during the period between 2006 and 2011.

The report has discovered that only six countries from the Asia-Pacific region, namely South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Singapore and Macao, came in the world’s top 20 countries, which had good broadband penetration in 2005, as measured by the International Telecommunication Union.

India and China, the two fastest developing economies, will also be included in the top 20 as the number of broadband subscription is rising in these countries. This includes rural areas where there is enormous growth opportunities for the expansion of broadband. The Philippines is also expected to join the league soon.

RNCOS is an industry research firm, using a team of industry experts who analyse data collected from credible sources. It provides industry insights and analysis that helps corporations to take timely and accurate business decision in today's globally competitive environment.


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