A report by Dittberner Associates projects the market for IPTV set-top boxes, headend equipment and middleware will hit $1.5 billion in 2013, with the set-top market accounting for $744 million of that total.
A report by broadbandtrends.com projects revenue from global FTTP systems will hit $2.2 billion in 2008. PON systems will make up 88% of total FTTP by the end of the period, with GPON overtaking EPON in revenue, the report says.
SBC Communications has signed a deal with Motorola and Scientific-Atlanta to provide set-top boxes for its new IPTV service through 2008. The boxes will include DVR capability and will run on Microsoft software.