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Examine the World Internet Protocol Television (iPTV) Markets

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World Internet Protocol Television (iPTV) Markets

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Internet Protocol Television (iPTV) in Millions of Subscribers and Millions of US$. The Specific types of Systems analyzed include Set-Top Boxes, Access Systems, Video Headend Equipment, Video-on-Demand, Middleware, Content Protection, and System Integration. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual forecasts are provided for each region for the period of 2004 through 2014. The report profiles 159 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as Key iPTV Carriers/Operators, AT&T Inc., Belgacom, Bell Canada Enterprise Inc., British Telecom, China Telecom Corporation Ltd., Comcast Corporation, Deutsche Telekom AG, FastWeb TV, France Telecom SA, PCCW Limited, Qwest Communications International Inc., Telecom Italia SpA, Verizon Communications Inc., Alcatel-Lucent SA, Cisco Systems Inc., ECI Telecom Ltd., Entone Inc., Envivio Inc., Microsoft Corporation, Motorola Inc., NEC Corporation, Orca Interactive Ltd., Sprint Nextel Corporation, Widevine Technologies, Inc., and Viaccess S.A. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.


CONTENTS


I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
iPTV - An Advanced Broadband Service I-4
Equipment/Components/Sub-Systems of iPTV I-5
Set-top boxes I-5
Access Systems I-5
Video Head-Ends I-5
VoD Server I-5
Middleware I-5
Content Protection/Content Aggregation Systems I-5
System Integration Devices I-5


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. Industry Overview II-1
A Rising Global Profile of the iPTV Market II-2
iPTV Regulations in Major Countries II-3
iPTV Rises Above Web-based Streaming and Cable TV II-3
iPTV: A Transversal Revolution II-4
What Lies Ahead? II-5
iPTV and the Promises II-5
iPTV - Bringing Enduring Transformations II-6
Self-Care Channels II-6
Cross-Platform Integration II-6
Content Management II-6
Back-Office Systems II-6
Others II-7
iPTV - A Multi-Disciplinary Technology II-7
Why Telcos Need to Adopt iPTV II-8
Telcos Need to Learn Content Management and Back Office
Functions II-8
Cable Operators Embracing iPTV II-9
Underlying Factors for iPTV Uptake II-9
Stimulating Factors II-9
Inhibiting Factors II-10
Broadband Network - The Platform for iPTV II-10
Next Generation TV is Here II-10
High Growth Potential for the Future II-10

2. Market Drivers II-11
The Recent Convergence Wave II-11
Factors Driving Convergence II-11
Tough Market Environment II-11
Changing Customer Behavior and Expectations II-11
Deregulation and Intense Competition II-12
Technological Advancements II-12
Expanding IP Networks II-12
Market Demand for Data Services II-13
Various Dimensions of Convergence II-13
Convergence of Telecommunication Networks II-13
Convergence of Equipment II-13
Media and Content Convergence II-13
Convergence of Pricing and Tariff Models II-13
Convergence of Services and Applications II-13
Convergence of Industries II-14
Other Market Drivers II-14

3. Market Trends & Issues II-15
Consolidation - Order of the Day II-15
Consolidation in the iPTV Set-Top box Market II-15
Recent Acquisitions in the iPTV/Video Market (2006-07) II-15
Bleak Future Ahead for Independent iPTV STB Manufacturers II-16
Momentum Rests in Asian and European Markets II-16
Demand for Greater Connectivity Drives the Market II-16
Infrastructure Constraints Before iPTV Commercialization II-17
Market Calls for Huge Capital Investment II-17
Technological Developments to Improve the Services II-17
Fragmented Market Affects Growth Opportunities II-18
Legislations to Play Vital Role in Shaping Up of Market II-18
Product Differentiation - A Time Tested Strategy II-18
iPTV Equipment Market Better Placed than Service Sector II-19
Test Vendors Growing through Opportunities II-19
Content on Demand Catalyzes iPTV Growth II-19
Personalized Advertising - To Fetch Substantial Revenue II-20
Value-Added Services - A Must to Beat Competition II-20
iPTV Over Satellite - An Emerging Niche Market II-20
Satellite Technology Displays Potential Opportunities II-21
Telcos Favoring DSL Network II-21
iPTV over ADSL - An Advanced Option II-21
Integration and Interoperability to Define Competitiveness II-21
International VoD Market Expands II-22
Customization of iPTV Services based on the User Requirements II-22
Efficient Data Transfer - Another Prominent Issue II-22
DTT - A Competing and Complementing Technology for iPTV II-23
iPTV-Video Market II-23

4. Market Dynamics II-24
Market Participants II-24
Service Providers II-24
Telecom Operators II-24
Worldwide Key iPTV Deployments by Player, Region and Platform II-25
Opportunities and Challenges Before Telcos II-26
Telcos Face Technical Problems II-27
Cable Network Operators II-27
Operators - Competing for Market Share II-27
Broadcasters II-27
Media & Entertainment Companies II-28
Information Technology (IT) Companies II-28
Consumer Electronics Producers II-28
Factors Defining iPTV Service Market II-28
Telcos and Cable Operators - Enraged Competitors II-28
PCCW - The Leader II-29
Table 1: Leading Players in Global iPTV Services Market
(2006): Percentage Share Breakdown by Major Player - PCCW,
Free Telecom, France Telecom, Fastweb, Telefonica, and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-30
Positive Outlook for Telecom Carriers II-30
Challenges Ahead II-30
Issues to be Addressed II-31
Vital Factors for Business Success II-31
The Right Content II-31
Top Quality Services II-31
Convenience & Optimistic User Experience II-31
Security II-32
Economy of Set-top boxes II-32
Cost Control II-32
Interactivity II-33
Business Model for iPTV II-33
Role of Business Model II-33
Underlying Factors II-33
Factors Shaping Right Business Model II-34
Types of Business Model II-34
Virtual Video Store Model II-34
Enhanced Television Provider (iPTV/VoD) Model II-35
Value-Added Internet Service Provider (VA-ISP) Model II-35
Triple-Play Model II-36
Triple-play Business Model II-36
Pricing Models Used by iPTV/VoD Service Providers II-36
Emerging Marketplace for System Providers (OEMs) II-37
System Integration and Professional Services II-37
The Emerging Market Scenario II-37
Leading iPTV Vendors in Market by Set-Top Box, Access
System, Video Headend, Video-on-demand, Middleware and
Content Protection II-37
Table 2: Global iPTV Market (2006): Percentage Share of
Live iPTV Subscribers Served by iPTV Middleware (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-38
Test Equipment Suppliers Need to Offer Interoperable End-to-
End Solutions II-38
Market Remains Fragmented II-39

5. Product Overview II-40
iPTV - An Advanced Broadband Service II-40
VoD Offerings II-40
iPTV/VoD Service Elements II-41
TV Service II-41
VoD II-41
PVR and NPVR II-41
EPG II-41
Information Services II-41
Interactive TV II-41
Interactive Applications II-42
Broadband Applications II-42
Important Factors for Offering VoD Services II-42
Client-Server iPTV Middleware Applications Platform II-42
Effective Service Mix II-42
Type of Set-top Box II-42
Networking Infrastructure II-42
Video Decoding/Encoding Format II-42
Customer Value Proposition II-43
iPTV Value Proposition II-43
VoD Value Proposition II-43
Interactive TV Value Proposition II-43
Triple-Play Value Proposition II-43
Home Networking Technologies II-44
Physical Layer Technologies II-44
DSL and FTTH - Duo For Deploying iPTV II-45
Video Compression Technologies II-45
Equipment/Components/Sub-Systems of iPTV II-45
Set-Top Boxes II-45
Access Systems II-45
Video Head-Ends II-45
VoD Server II-46
Middleware II-46
Content Protection/Content Aggregation Systems II-46
System Integration Devices II-46

6. End-Use Analysis II-47
Target Customers II-47
Residential Subscribers II-47
TV-Centric or PC-Centric II-47
Closed Customer-Base or Open Customer-Base II-47
Segment Granularity II-48
Institutional Subscribers II-48

7. Recent Industry Activity II-49
Alcatel-Lucent Takes Over Tamblin II-49
Swisscom Acquires Majority Stake in FastWeb II-49
Motorola Acquires Tut Systems II-49
Genband Inc Acquires Tekelec Unit II-49
Renova Group Acquires Moscow Cable II-49
Netifice Communications Acquires Megapath Networks II-50
China Mobile Acquires Phoenix Satellite II-50
PingPong Telecom Acquires Vonar Ltda II-50
WaveDivision Holdings Acquires Starstream Communications II-50
Cordia Corp Acquires Triamis Group II-50
Titan Global Acquires Trinity Communications II-50
Maxwell Acquisition Merges with Redback Networks II-51
Sagem, Bit Band and Orca Interactive Collaborate II-51
UNE-EPM to Introduce iPTV in Cities of Sincelejo and Monteria II-51
Orca Interactive Enters Contract with Lattelecom II-51
RCom Signs Deal with Microsoft to Introduce iPTV in India II-51
Jordan Telecom Signs Agreement with INTRACOM II-51
Samsung and KT Partners to Drive iPTV Sales II-52
Telsur Uses AmiNET110 iPTV STB to Offer iPTV in Chile II-52
Optibase Enters into Alliance with ZTE to Supply Encoder System II-52
ANTARA Signs Agreement with PT Power Telecom II-52
Tilgin Signs Agreement with Ericsson to Offer Set-Top-Boxes II-53
UTStarcom Signs Contract with Bharti Airtel II-53
AccessKey Signs LOI to Co-Develop Set-Top-Boxes II-53
Amedia Signs Licensing Agreement with Motorola II-53
Private Media Signs Agreement with Belgacom Group II-53
UTStarcom Signs Contract with China Telecom to Deploy iPTV
Solution II-54
Telmex to Invest in iPTV Services II-54
Alcatel-Lucent Inks Agreement with UAE Telecom Operator II-54
Red Bee Media Inaugurates New Office in Singapore II-54
Slovak Telekom Introduces iPTV in Slovakia II-54
T-HT Croatia Chooses Scientific Atlanta's New IP Set-Tops II-55
IBM to Provide New iPTV Infrastructure Solution II-55
SES and Cisco to Introduce iPTV Services in North America II-55
BitBand's Technology to Power Synterra's iPTV Services in Russia II-56
Comverse to Expand Presence in Latin American iPTV Market II-56
Inuk Partners with Accedo Broadband for Gaming Service II-56
Tiscali Signs Distribution Agreement with RAI for iPTV Services II-56
Orange Signs Contract with Disney for iPTV Service II-57
NSN Bags iPTV Infrastructure Contract in Brazil II-57
Orca Interactive Supplies RiGHTv to ON Telecom II-57
Cable & Wireless Signs Deal with Inuk to Offer iPTV Services
in UK II-57
Sumitomo Selects Intellon's Solution for iPTV in Japan II-58
JANET Partners with OSTN to Introduce iPTV in UK Universities II-58
SKY and FASTWEB Enter into an Agreement II-58
Envivio Bags Orders to Deliver 200 Channels to Tier 1 Telcos II-58
Walt Disney and FASTWEB Sign VoD Deal to Offer Disney
Channels in Italy II-59
Anevia Enters into Partnership with Ihsan to Deliver iPTV
Solutions II-59
Bharti Airtel Chooses iPTV Encoding Platforms of Optibase II-59
Channel 4 Finland and Disney-ABC Enter into Agreement II-59
Exterity and SpliceCom Enter into Joint Development Agreement II-60
ITonis and Aquos Media Ink Agreement to Introduce iPTV II-60
KermanTel Chooses Nortel iPTV Solution to Launch iPTV Services II-60
Marco Island Chooses Cable iPTV Solution of GoBackTV to
Launch iPTV II-60
Belgacom Extends iPTV Contract with Nokia Siemens Networks II-60
Portugal Telecom Selects Ruckus Smart's Wi-Fi for iPTV
Service Distribution II-61
Brasil Telecom Selects Widevine Technologies to Secure iPTV
Services II-61
ComX Chooses Widevine for Deployment of iPTV Services in Denmark II-61
RCom Enters iPTV Agreement with Microsoft II-61
Nortel Signs Reseller Agreement with Widevine II-62
Inuk Selects Widevine Cypher(R) to Secure VOD Content II-62
BSNL-Kolkata Announces Investment Plan for iPTV II-62
P&T Luxembourg Chooses Verimatrix's VCAS II-62
RCN Corp Divests to Astound Broadband II-63
Nokia Siemens Inks IPTV Deployment Contract II-63
Sonaecom Chooses CopperGate for IPTV Deployment in Portuguese
Market II-63
T-HT Croatia Opts IP Set-Tops of Scientific Atlanta for IPTV
Services II-63
Sibir Chooses Orca for IPTV Deployment in Russia II-64
Comstar-Direct Opts for Tandberg's Encoders for IPTV Network II-64
Nortel Collaborates with NDS for IPTV Services II-64
UTStarcom Collaborates with Aksh for IPTV Deployment in India II-65
Motorola Acquires Modulus Video II-65
Motorola Joins Microsoft's IQ Lab II-65
ntl, Inc Merges with Telewest Global, Inc II-66
Harmonic Acquires Entone's Video Networking Software Operations II-66
Alcatel Acquires Lucent II-66
Motorola Acquires Vertasent II-66
Infotec Acquires Azatel II-67
Tiscali and Video Networks Merge II-67
Tandberg Acquires Zetools II-67
Cisco Acquires Scientific-Atlanta II-67
Command Information Acquires AnviCom II-67
VisionGateway Inc Acquires Centile Subsidiary II-68
Carlyle Group Acquires Eastern Multimedia II-68
Boston Ventures Acquires En-Touch Systems II-68
Viacom Inc Acquires H&Q Asia Pacific II-68
3Com Corp Acquires Huawei 3Com Technology II-68
Filtakleen Inc Acquires Interactive Television II-68
Wave2Wave Acquires IntelliSpace II-68
Orca Inks Deal with NGN II-69
Eurocom Plovdiv Merges with Warburg Pincus II-69
Orca Enters Alliance with Ruckus Wireless II-69
Orca Interactive Enters Deal with Sonaecom II-69
Amino Signs Agreement with SES AMERICOM II-69
Orca Interactive and Telrad Networks Enter Partnership II-70
Eagle Signs Agreement with Terremark to Deliver iPTV Content II-70
UTStarcom Inks Contract with China Netcom for iPTV Solution II-70
UTStarcom Inks Contract with China Telecom for iPTV Solution II-70
Orca Interactive Provides iPTV Middleware to Jazztel II-70
BT Closes Three Deals to Provide iPTV Services II-71
BellSouth Enters into Agreement with SES for IP-PRIME(TM) Trial II-71
Alcatel and Microsoft Enter into Agreement with HP II-71
East Telecom Launches iPTV Network Trial in Tashkent II-71
Konka Signs Agreement with Texas Instruments II-71
San Ramon and AT&T to Sign Agreement for iPTV II-72
Juniper Signs Agreement with Microsoft II-72
Alcatel and Microsoft Join Forces with IBM to Offer Server
Solutions II-72
Widevine Technologies and Anytime Enter into Partnership II-72
SureWest Selects Widevine for Protection of Largest iPTV
Deployments II-73
Lattelecom Selects Widevine for HD MPEG-4 iPTV Deployment II-73
Sonaecom Selects Widevine for iPTV Deployment II-73
Atlas Telecom Signs Contract with ECI Telecom II-73
Consolidated Communications Selects Entone's Hydra HD IP
Video Gateway II-74
CEOS Selects Entone and Minerva Products for IPTV Installations II-74
Tut Systems strikes a Deal with CP-Tel Networks II-74
Siemens Inks an Agreement with Widevine Technologies II-74
TANDBERG Television Signs Agreement to Acquire SkyStream II-75
Opera Software and Amino Extend Partnership Terms II-75
Eagle Broadband Inks an Agreement with The Sportsman Channel II-75
Verimatrix and Entone to Integrate their Proprietary Technologies II-76
Guest-Tek Interactive Entertainment Chooses AmiNET110H Set-
Top Box of Amino II-76
Motorola Acquires Kreatel Communications II-76
Deutsche Telekom Signs an Agreement with Microsoft Corp II-77
Magicweb Endorses a Licensing Agreement with Venture Net
Capital Group II-77
mPhase Technologies Signs Agreement With Espial II-77
Auroras Entertainment Enters into Agreement with Wegener
Corporation II-78
Optical Entertainment Network Ink Agreements with Starz
Entertainment II-78
PCCW Joins Forces with STAR II-78
CASCADE Completes iPTV Installation for True Digital II-78
Telecom Italia Commences Trials of First Dedicated iPTV in Italy II-79
Digital Focus Divests Business to Command Information II-79
SaskTel Expands MAX IP TV Services II-79
ONO Takes Over Auna II-79
ECI Acquires Laurel Networks II-80
Canal Digital Opts for BitBand VoD Solutions for Deploying
iPTV Service II-80
Telecom Operators in Europe Select SkyStream's Digital TV and
Music II-80
Oregan Networks Signs Partnership Agreement with Orca
Interactive II-80
SBC Selects Motorola and Scientific-Atlanta for Supplying STBs II-81
BT Group Signs Deal for iPTV Service Content II-81
Chunghwa Telecom Enters into Agreement with Alcatel II-81
Tut Systems Partners with CETC-iPTV II-81
Pixelworks Acquires Equator Technologies II-82
Cisco Acquires Scientific-Atlanta II-82
SBC Takes Over AT&T II-82
British Telecom's iPTV Services to use Microsoft TV Software
Platform II-82
PLD Selects Entone's VOD II-83
PCCW Enters into an Agreement with Juniper Networks Inc II-83
Coaxsys Gains an Order from NTS Communications for Home iPTV
Services II-83
ZTE, Huawei and UTStarcom Win iPTV Contracts II-83
Guangdong Telecom Endorses Three Contracts to Build iPTV
Networks II-84
China Telecom and Shanghai Media Group Enter into a Joint
Venture II-84
Scientific-Atlanta Teams up Microsoft for Developing iPTV
Set-Top Boxes II-84
Chunghwa Telecom Acquires Licenses from Orca Interactive II-84
Microsoft Enters into a Collaboration with Harmonic II-84
Thomson Acquires Thales Broadcast & Multimedia II-85
3G Dynasty Inc Inks Partnership with China Telecom II-85
CoConnect Enters into an Agreement with Envivio II-86
Eagle Broadband Signs a Multi-Year Agreement with GlobeCast II-86
Verizon Communications Acquires MCI Corp II-87
Sprint Merges its Operations with Nextel to Form Sprint-Nextel II-87
Alcatel Enters into Agreement with Swisscom to Supply VDSL
Equipment II-87
Alcatel Enters into Agreement with Microsoft for iPTV
Development II-87
Amino Wins a Contract from GSB II-88
Siemens Integrates Entone iPTV Set-Top into SURPASS Portfolio II-88
Interactive Television Enters into a Licensing Agreement with
Academy Entertainment II-89
TechnoConcepts Signs Licensing Agreement with Shanghai
Jinshilin Technologies II-89
Siemens Acquires Myrio II-89
Microsoft Collaborates with Sigma to Introduce System-on-Chip
Technology II-89
Envivio and Sigma Team Up to Enhance AVC/H.264 iPTV Deployments II-90
Shanghai Telecom and SMG Tie Up with Siemens to Offer iPTV
Services II-90
Pacific Century Signs Alliance with Entone iPTV Products II-91
Starwin Endorses an Agreement with Kun Shan ZhongXu II-91
Belgacom Adopts Siemens(R) SURPASS(R) Home Entertainment Technology II-91
Amino Bags a Supply Contract from TotalVision II-91
Advanced Digital Broadcast Gains Order from Telefonica II-92
SBC Selects Scientific-Atlanta for IP-based Video Equipment II-92
Intel Signs MoU with Shanghai Media Group II-92
Lucent Technologies Partners with Orca Interactive II-93
Dansk Bredband Enters Contract with Major iPTV Providers II-93
SES Inks iPTV Distribution Deal with TV Programmers and Networks II-94
Etisalat Chooses Viaccess' VZ ON for Providing Secure Content II-94
Telecom Italia Forms Joint Venture with Microsoft II-94
mPhase Technologies Enters into Alliance with Beyaz Holding
Company II-94
Alcatel, Acer and Ambit Bag a Contract from Chunghwa Telecom
Co Ltd II-95
SBC Communications Inc. Enters into Agreement with Microsoft
Corp. II-95
SBC Signs an Agreement with Alcatel and Microsoft II-95
Amino Communications Establishes a New Subsidiary in the US II-95
Opera Software Signs an Agreement with Plat'C2 II-96

8. Product/Service Introductions II-97
Harmonic Develops VoD Solution for SES's iPTV Service II-97
Consolidated Telecom Chooses Latens' FCAS for iPTV Service II-97
Brazil Telecom Introduces iPTV Services in Brasilia II-97
Cantv to Launch iPTV Services II-97
Goldstone to Launch iPTV Service II-97
HFCL Infotel Introduces iPTV Services in Chandigarh and Punjab II-98
Korea Telecom to Launch iPTV in Russia II-98
Netcom Introduces iPTV in Dalian II-98
Optibase to Unveil New iPTV Products II-98
SingTel Launches iPTV Services II-98
T-Com Montenegro to Launch iPTV Service II-98
Ya.com Rolls Out New iPTV Service II-99
Arcor to Unveil iPTV Services in Germany II-99
BSNL to Launch iPTV Services in Andhra Pradesh II-99
CenturyTel and Mountain to Launch iPTV Services II-99
Dalsvyaz Launches iPTV in Far East Russia II-99
EchoStar Launches Wholesale iPTV Service II-100
Goldstone Introduces iPTV Services in Thailand and Malaysia II-100
IBM and Cisco Soft Launch iPTV II-100
North Central to Launch iPTV Service II-100
Time Warner Launches BusinessLink.tv II-100
Vestitel BG Launches iPTV Service II-100
Portugal Telecom Selects Harmonic's Digital Video Headend II-101
Magnet Entertainment Adds New Sky Channels II-101
KT to Introduce iPTV in South Korea II-101
Tiscali to Launch iPTV in the UK II-101
Nsight Telservices to Roll Out iPTV II-102
Bharti Airtel to Roll Out iPTV Service in India II-102
PTCL to Introduce iPTV Service in Pakistan II-102
IOL Broadband to Introduce iPTV Service in 28 Indian Cities II-102
Accedo Broadband Unveils Multiplayer Gaming Solution for iPTV II-102
Deutsche Telekom Introduces iPTV over ADSL2+ Network II-102
De Volkskrant to Roll Out iPTV Service II-103
hanarotelecom Introduces Broadcast iPTV II-103
MTNL and Aksh Optifibre Launch iPTV II-103
PCCW to Unveil High-Definition Broadcasts for iPTV Services II-103
Sierre Energie Launches FTTH iPTV Service in Switzerland II-103
ShifTV Launches iPTV Service II-103
TDC Launches Commercial iPTV Service II-104
VOLNY Unveils VOLNY TV in Czech Republic II-104
Zattoo Introduces P2P iPTV Service in Spain II-104
Envivio Launches Multi-channel IP Video Encoder II-104
Envivio to Unveil Multi-channel IP Encoder II-105
Envivio Launches 4Stream IP Gateway II-105
France Telecom Introduces Orange Sports TV II-105
Motorola Unveils Open IP Set-Top Software Platform, KreaTV II-105
Microsoft Unveils Mediaroom II-106
Orange Rolls Out iPTV Services II-106
KT and Sony to Introduce iPTV Service for PlayStation 3 II-106
Bharti Airtel to Introduce iPTV Service in India II-106
BSNL Introduces iPTV Services in Several Indian Cities II-106
GVT to Introduce Data Center and iPTV Services II-106
Microsoft and Reliance Join Forces to Introduce iPTV II-107
Oi Plans to Rollout iPTV Services in 2008 II-107
GekTV Selects DINASTech Solution II-107
Orca Interactive and Blockbuster Israel Introduce iPTV and
Web TV Technology II-107
Bayantel to Introduce iPTV Services II-107
TDC Launches iPTV in Denmark II-108
FastTV Inks iPTV Agreement with Teracom II-108
Corvette Telecom to Launch iPTV Service II-108
UTStarcom Launches New iPTV Set-Top Boxes with Tzero II-108
Jiangsu Telecom Powers iPTV with E320 Broadband Service Routers II-108
Aggregato and MercuryMedia Join Hands to Launch iPTV II-109
Tut Systems Introduces iPTV Head-End with Smart City II-109
Swisscom Introduces iPTV II-109
Czech On Line Introduces iPTV II-109
ETB Launches iPTV Services II-109
Inlet Technologies Unveils Spinnaker II-109
MTNL Rolls out iPTV II-110
MTG to Launch iPTV Service in Denmark II-110
Portugal Telecom Launches iPTV II-110
Sunrise Rolls Out iPTV Service II-110
T-Online Introduces iPTV services II-110
TT&T Introduces Online Television Service II-110
Wind and Tiscali Unveils iPTV Services II-111
Club Internet Launches Digital Television Service II-111
Entone Launches New Range of HD CPE Products II-111
Verizon Launches FiOS TV II-111
Aelefonica Launches iPTV Service in Argentina II-112
BT Vision Launches iPTV Services and Set-top Box II-112
AT&T Introduces iPTV Service in Houston II-112
Inuk Launches Freewire Multicast iPTV Service II-112
Auroras Adds Evo iPTV Service of Espial to its Suite of iPTV
Services II-112
Auroras Adds Fox News Channel, Playboy TV and Starz
Entertainment II-113
Playout247 Launches iPTV Solutions for Operators II-113
Archer Introduces Two iPTV Channels in China II-113
Kasenna Launches PortalTV 2.0 II-113
mPhase Launches New Generation iPTV Software II-114
Pixelmetrix Launches DVStorIP-Gen II-114
SES Integrates Video Encryption Technology with iPTV
Distribution Service II-114
T-Com Rolls Out T-Home Triple Play Service II-114
Amino Incorporates the Firefox Browser II-115
Shanghai Telecom Introduces iPTV II-115
Telekom Austria Launches iPTV II-115
UTStarcom Introduces RollingStream II-115
Zarlink Launches ClassSwitch Platform II-115
TAR Launches iPTV Service II-116
CenterTelecom Introduces Commercial iPTV II-116
BT to Offer Next Generation iPTV Services II-116
Cesky Telecom to Introduce iPTV Services II-116
Deutsche Telekom Introduces iPTV Broadcast Services II-116
Eesti Telecom to Introduce iPTV II-116
KPN Introduces iPTV Services II-117
Microsoft Partners with Alcatel to Introduce iPTV Services in
Brazil II-117
Shanda Introduces iPTV Products in Southwestern China II-117
Wanadoo Spain Introduces iPTV Services II-117
Nortel Joins Forces with Broadstream to Offer iPTV Services II-117
Auroras Signs Content Agreement with New Programming Partners II-118
Auroras Launches First Consumer Field Trial in Montana II-118
Telkonet, NuVisions Introduces iPTV Services to Beta Consumers II-118
Auroras Join Forces with Verimatrix for Encryption and
Content Security II-119
Broadstream Selects Intelsat-Americas to Deploy iPTVConnect
Service II-119
Brix Unveils New iPTV Service Assurance Portfolio II-119
iPTV Americas Launches MPEG-4 iPTV Service II-119
hanarotelecom Launches hanaTV II-120
KyLinTV Launches Chinese iPTV Service II-120
Telefonica O2 Czech Republic Introduces iPTV Pilot Operation II-120
Ericsson Introduces End-to-End iPTV Solution II-120
True iPTV Beams Playhouse Disney Channel and Disney Channel
in Thai II-121
Alcatel, Microsoft and IBM Tie Up for iPTV Server Solutions II-121
BroadRelay Introduces BroadRelay iPTV Station Manager(TM) II-121
Cavalier Telephone Introduces First MPEG-4 AVC enabled iPTV
Services II-121
Viaccess Adds New Product to iPTV Range II-121
Envivio Introduces Triple-Play Solution II-122
France Telecom Launches High Definition TV over IP II-122
Sagem and France Telecom Introduce High Definition Set-Top Boxes II-122
Orca Launches RiGHTv 4.5 II-122
Interactive Television Networks Inc and NLL to Launch LacrosseTV II-122
Terayon Introduces Interactive Ad Program II-123
Amdocs Introduces IP Convergence Solutions for iPTV II-123
GDB Limited Introduces iPTV Services 'Tvbrighton' II-123
Hammerhead Introduces New Ethernet Features for HSX 6000
Platform II-123
Belgacom Introduces iPTV Service II-123
Motorola Unveils New iPTV Solutions II-124
AT&T Launches iPTV Services in San Antonio II-124
Optical Entertainment Network to Introduce Largest FTTH iPTV
in US II-124
Cisco Launches MTV's Streaming Network, mtvU Uber II-124
Telecom Italia Initiates iPTV Operations in Italy II-125
Terayon Introduces First 'Telco-Optimized' Solution II-125
Path 1 Network Technologies Launches New Suite of Intelligent
Hardware and Software II-125
New Medium Enterprises Signs an Agreement with Global MediaCast II-126
Marconi Federal Unveils iPTV Solution and ViPr Media Center II-126
Terayon Launches Ad Insertion Solution for Telco iPTV Services II-127
Media Excel Introduces Real-Time Transcoder, HERA 3000 II-127
Amino Communications Launches iPTV Set-top Box II-127
NS8 Launches New Content Distribution Management Solution for
iPTV II-128

9. Focus on Select Global Players II-129
Key iPTV Carriers/Operators II-129
AT&T Inc (USA) II-129
Belgacom (Belgium) II-129
Bell Canada Enterprise Inc (Canada) II-129
British Telecom (UK) II-129
China Telecom Corporation Ltd (China) II-130
Comcast Corporation (USA) II-130
Deutsche Telekom AG (Germany) II-130
FastWeb TV (Italy) II-131
France Telecom SA (France) II-131
PCCW Limited (Hong Kong) II-131
Qwest Communications International Inc. (USA) II-131
Telecom Italia SpA (Italy) II-132
Verizon Communications Inc (USA) II-132
Key iPTV Vendors/System Providers II-132
Alcatel-Lucent SA (France) II-132
Cisco Systems Inc (USA) II-133
ECI Telecom Ltd (Israel) II-133
Entone Inc (USA) II-133
Envivio Inc (USA) II-133
Microsoft Corporation (USA) II-134
Motorola Inc. (USA) II-134
NEC Corporation (Japan) II-134
Orca Interactive Ltd. (Israel) II-135
Sprint Nextel Corporation (USA) II-135
Widevine Technologies, Inc. (USA) II-135
Viaccess S.A. (France) II-136

10. Global Market Perspective II-137
Table 3: World Current and Future Analysis for iPTV by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(including Japan) and Rest of World Independently Analyzed by
Number of Subscribers in Million for the Years 2004 to 2014
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-137

Table 4: World 10-Year Perspective for iPTV by Geographic
Region - Percentage Breakdown of Number of Subscribers for US,
Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan) and Rest of
World for the Years 2004, 2009 and 2014 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-138

Table 5: World Current and Future Analysis for iPTV by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(including Japan) and Rest of World Independently Analyzed by
Annual Service Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2004 to
2014(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-139

Table 6: World 10-Year Perspective for iPTV by Geographic
Region - Percentage Breakdown of Service Revenues for US,
Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan) and Rest of
World for the Years 2004, 2009 and 2014 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-140

Table 7: World Current and Future Analysis for iPTV by System -
Set-Top Boxes, Access Systems, Video Headend Equipment,
Video-on-Demand, Middleware, Content Protection and System
Integration Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$
Million for the Years 2004 to 2014 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-141

Table 8: World 10-Year Perspective for iPTV by System -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Set-Top Boxes, Access
Systems, Video Headend Equipment, Video-on- Demand,
Middleware, Content Protection and System Integration for the
Years 2004, 2009 and 2014 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-142


III. MARKET

1. The United States III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Outlook III-1
US iPTV Market - Optimism Rules III-1
Market Trends III-2
New IPTV Regulation in Texas Opens Growth Avenues III-2
Satellite Operators - Sensing the Opportunity III-2
iPTV in Rural Areas - A Secured Niche Market for
Satellite Operators III-2
Biggies Lagging III-2
Market Overview III-3
Pay TV Market III-3
Regulations III-3
ARPU III-4
Competitive Structure III-4
Cable Operators Vs Telco III-4
Product/Service Launches III-5
Strategic Corporate Developments III-13
Key iPTV Carriers/Operators in the US III-29
AT&T Inc III-29
Comcast III-29
Qwest Communications International Inc. III-29
Verizon Communications Inc III-29
Key iPTV Vendors/System Providers in the US III-29
Cisco Systems Inc III-29
Entone Inc III-30
Envivio Inc. III-30
Microsoft Corporation III-30
Motorola Inc. III-30
Sprint Nextel Corporation III-31
Widevine Technologies, Inc. III-31
B.Market Analytics III-32
Table 9: US Current and Future Analysis for iPTV by Number
of Subscribers in Million for the Years 2004 through 2014
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 10: US Current and Future Analysis for iPTV by Annual
Service Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2004 through
2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

2. Canada III-33
A.Market Analysis III-33
Outlook III-33
Market Overview III-33
Regulations III-33
ARPU III-34
Competitive Structure III-34
Canadian Telecom Market III-34
Product/Service Launch III-34
Strategic Development III-34
Bell Canada - A Key Canadian iPTV Carrier/Operator III-35
B.Market Analytics III-35
Table 11: Canadian Current and Future Analysis for iPTV by
Number of Subscribers in Million for the Years 2004 through
2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

Table 12: Canadian Current and Future Analysis for iPTV by
Annual Service Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2004
through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

3. Europe III-37
A.Market Analysis III-37
Outlook III-37
Market Overview III-37
Current iPTV Offers in Europe III-38
European iPTV Launches in 2006-07 III-38
Broadband Market in Europe III-39
Ambiguous Regulatory Model for Audiovisual Media III-39
Table 13: European TV Market in 2004: Percentage Share of
Total European Homes with TV for Germany, UK, France,
Italy and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 14: European TV Market in 2004: Percentage Share of
Total European Homes with Digital Pay TV for UK, France,
Germany, Italy, Spain and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-40
Pay TV Market in Europe III-40
Table 15: European Market for iPTV (2006): Percentage
Share Breakdonw of iPTV penetration of Pay TV Households
by Region - Belgium, France, Italy, Netherlands, Norway,
Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, UK, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41
iPTV Market III-42
Market Drivers III-42
Internet Access and IP-Based Services III-42
Digital Television III-42
DSL Subscription III-42
Issues and Trends III-43
Regional Differences - An Imperative Influencing Factor III-43
Deregulation of Telecom Operations III-43
Market Participants III-43
Leading Incumbents in European Market and Contents Available
through iPTV or Other TV Services Offered by the Operator III-44
Major European iPTV Services, Base Country, Concerned
Network Operator and Network Platform III-44
Strategic Corporate Development III-45
B.Market Analytics III-46
Table 16: European Current and Future Analysis for iPTV by
Geographic Region - France, Germany, UK, Italy, Spain,
Russia and Rest of Europe Independently Analyzed by Annual
Number of Subscribers in Million for the Years 2004 to 2014
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 17: European 10-Year Perspective for iPTV by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Number of
Subscribers for France, Germany, UK, Italy, Spain, Russia
and Rest of Europe for the Years 2004, 2009 and 2014
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 18: European Current and Future Analysis for iPTV by
Geographic Region - France, Germany, UK, Italy, Spain,
Russia and Rest of Europe Independently Analyzed by Annual
Service Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2004 to 2014
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

Table 19: European 10-Year Perspective for iPTV by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Service Revenues
for France, Germany, UK, Italy, Spain, Russia and Rest of
Europe for the Years 2004, 2009 and 2014 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

3a. France III-49
A.Market Analysis III-49
Outlook III-49
Market Overview III-49
iPTV Market Continues to Expand III-49
Pay TV Market III-49
iPTV Market III-50
ARPU III-50
Regulations III-50
Competitive Structure III-50
Product/Service Launches III-51
Key French iPTV Carrier/Operator III-52
France Telecom SA III-52
Key French PTV Vendors/System Providers III-52
Alcatel-Lucent SA III-52
Viaccess S.A. III-52
B.Market Analytics III-53
Table 20: French Current and Future Analysis for iPTV by
Number of Subscribers in Million for the Years 2004 through
2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53

Table 21: French Current and Future Analysis for iPTV by
Annual Service Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2004
through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53

3b. Germany III-54
A.Market Analysis III-54
Outlook III-54
Market Overview III-54
Position of Cable and Satellite Operators III-55
APRU III-55
Regulations III-55
Competitive Structure III-55
IPTV Providers in Germany (2006) III-55
Product/Service Launches III-55
Strategic Corporate Development III-56
Key German iPTV Carrier/Operator III-56
Deutsche Telekom AG III-56
B.Market Analytics III-57
Table 22: German Current and Future Analysis for iPTV by
Number of Subscribers in Million for the Years 2004 through
2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57

Table 23: German Current and Future Analysis for iPTV by
Annual Service Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2004
through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57

3c. The United Kingdom III-58
A. Market Analytics III-58
Outlook III-58
UK: Picking Up Pace III-58
Market Overview III-58
Regulations III-58
ARPU III-59
Competitive Structure III-59
Product/Service Launches III-59
Strategic Corporate Developments III-61
Key iPTV Carrier/Operator in the UK III-65
British Telecom III-65
B.Market Analytics III-66
Table 24: UK Current and Future Analysis for iPTV by Number
of Subscribers in Million for the Years 2004 through 2014
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66

Table 25: UK Current and Future Analysis for iPTV by Annual
Service Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2004 through
2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66

3d. Italy III-67
A.Market Analysis III-67
Outlook III-67
Market Overview III-67
Pay TV Market III-67
Regulations III-67
ARPU III-67
Competitive Structure III-67
Product/Service Launches III-68
Strategic Corporate Developments III-68
Key Italian iPTV Carriers/Operators III-70
FastWeb TV III-70
Telecom Italia III-70
B.Market Analytics III-71
Table 26: Italian Current and Future Analysis for iPTV by
Number of Subscribers in Million for the Years 2004 through
2014 (incl

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