Research and Markets: The Future of STBs: Challenges and Prospects in an IP World - 2015 Report

DUBLIN--()--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rrlfkb/the_future_of) has announced the addition of the "The Future of STBs: Challenges and Prospects in an IP World" report to their offering.

In recent years, television STBs have experienced many changes related to the ever-growing supply of digital TV services and the profound changes we are seeing in how video is consumed.

With the growth of IP and competitive OTT offerings, technological advances in both software and hardware, and the emergence of new competitors, the future role of STBs in homes is now under scrutiny.

The author reports on the TV STB market by analysing the current situation and significant developments in technology, consumption and regulation.

The report looks at existing business models, the impact of broadband's expansion and various market dynamics depending on the type of network used.

It also details the various disruptive factors affecting the future of STBs and offers various scenarios for their role in homes by 2025.

Slideshow contents

- STB market still growing on a global scale

- Constantly expanding range of services available

- Increasing functionality and competition in the STB market

- Integration of an IP-based environment

- Security solutions & performance increases in signal processing

- Increasing adoption of ATAWADAC usages, especially by the younger generation

- Regulatory elements that could have a strong impact

- The Internet's impact on the STB market

- STBs, cost or profit centres?

- Disruption factors for the STB market in the next ten years

- Three (non-exclusive) scenarios for TV STBs by 2025

Key Topics Covered:

1. Executive Summary

2. Methodology & definitions

2.1. General methodology of our reports

2.2. Methodology specific to this report

3. Structure of the TV & video device market

3.1. Market overview

3.1.1. Market segmentation

3.1.2. Constantly expanding range of services available to consumers

3.2. Estimate of the current TV STB market

3.2.1. The TV STB market by network

3.2.2. The TV STB market by region

4. Drivers of change

4.1. Technological developments

4.1.1. Integration of an IP-based environment

4.1.2. New security solutions

4.1.3. Performance increases in signal processing

4.2. Consumption habits

4.2.1. Any Time: non-linear viewing habits constantly growing

4.2.2. Anywhere: access to content no longer limited to living rooms

4.2.3. Any device: multi-screen consumption at the expense of main TV consumption

4.2.4. Any Content: abundant offerings and growing interest in online video content

4.3. Regulatory environment

4.3.1. Legal obligations related to the digital transition

4.3.2. Devices creating competition for STBs

4.3.3. The Net Neutrality debate

5. Industry organisation & strategy

5.1. Industry structure

5.1.1. The changing needs of STBs by network

5.1.2. The Internet's impact on the STB market

5.1.3. Business models

5.2. Case studies

5.2.1. Device positioning by segment

5.2.2. Case studies

5.3. Strategic analysis

5.3.1. The role of STBs is being challenged with the new video consumption environment

5.3.2. The broadcast market is a precursor

5.3.3. New options for cable and IPTV networks

5.3.4. A shift towards improved operational flexibility

5.3.5. Interface wars

5.3.6. Long-term evolution

6. 2025 scenarios

6.1. Analysis of disruptive factors

6.2. Three TV STB scenarios over the next ten years

Companies Mentioned

- Comcast X1 Entertainment Operating System

- Sky+HD

- Netgem, hybrid TV STBs

- Roku

- TeliaSonera/Samsung

- Samsung Integrated TV set

- UPC horizon TV

- Svelte, hybrid LTE STB

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Laura Wood, Senior Manager
press@researchandmarkets.com
For E.S.T. Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
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