With all the new launches of set top boxes it should come as no surprise to find that on a global scale the sale of set top boxes in on the move to new levels.
According to data released by IMS research, global sales of set top boxes have increased by eighteen per cent on the figure for 2008.
Further to this, it seems that there has been a rise in the take up of digital TV services.
In the global market, this has risen by almost thirty per cent during the year with IPTV and DTT leading the way.
This may seem to be good news for the industry but it comes with a warning that the next couple of years could see a decline in the sales of set top boxes.