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Global Set-top Box Market, Forecast to 2021

Global Set-top Box Market, Forecast to 2021

Set-top box vendors are focused on supporting devices that enable seamless rendering of high-quality video on a powerful user interface. The global set-top box market crossed 272 million in unit shipments in 2016 and is expected to grow to 323.9 million units at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.9% (2016-2021). The ongoing analog switch-off in several emerging economies, refresh cycles in North America and some parts of Europe, and upgrades to advanced functionality with a richer user interface for quick search and discovery of content are driving the growth of the global set-top boxes market.

Geographical Segmentation:
The global market has been segmented into North America, Latin America (NALA), Asia-Pacific (APAC), and Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA).

Research Scope:
This market insight covers the following:
• Detailed global market trend analyses—including market drivers, market restraints, technology trends, regional analysis, and competitive analysis.
• Detailed unit shipment and revenue forecasts for the total set-top box device market.
• A competitive landscape, in terms of major participants and market share analysis.
• A competitive analysis, concerning major participants and market share analysis for ARRIS, Technicolor, Huawei, Skyworth Digital, and Samsung.

The base year of the study is 2015, with forecasts running up to 2022. The research highlights key trends impacting the global enterprise set-top box market and outlines future implications. These trends include over-the-top (OTT) streaming and app-based multi-screen experiences capturing mindshare from traditional TV, smart TVs potentially threatening the future of set-top boxes and 4K ultra-high definition (HD) set-top boxes gaining strong momentum in the set-top box market.

Key questions this study will answer:
• Is the market growing? How long will it continue to grow and at what rate?
• What regional trends exist in the set-top box market, and what do they mean for global growth strategies for vendors?
• Are the products / services offered today meeting customer needs, or is additional development needed?
• What are the critical success factors? Who is further along the curve in addressing these issues?
• What are the major drivers and restraints in the set-top box market?
• What do vendors need to know to stay ahead of the curve?
• What are the key trends and how will they impact the set-top box market?

Readers who can benefit from the content found in this research include: set-top box vendors, complementary vendors such as middleware vendors, device vendors, and anyone looking to venture into the set-top box market.


  • Executive Summary
    • Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
    • CEO's Perspective
  • Market Overview
    • Market Definitions
    • Frost & Sullivan Digital Media Value Chain Coverage
    • Market Overview-Regions Covered
    • Global Market Life Cycle Analysis
    • Market Life Cycle Discussion
    • Key Questions this Study will Answer
  • Drivers and Restraints-Total STB Market
    • Market Drivers
    • Drivers Explained
    • Market Restraints
    • Restraints Explained
  • Forecast and Trends-Total STB Market
    • Forecast Assumptions
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Total STB Market: Market Engineering Measurements, Global, 2016
    • Unit Shipment Forecast
      • Table Total STB Market: Unit Shipment Forecast, Global, 2015-2021
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table Total STB Market: Revenue Forecast, Global, 2015-2021
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Application Segment
      • Table Total STB Market: Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Application Segment, Global, 2015-2021
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Application Segment Discussion
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Region
      • Table Total STB Market: Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Region, Global, 2015-2021
    • Unit Shipment Forecast by Region
      • Table Total STB Market: Unit Shipment Forecast by Region, Global, 2015-2021
    • Unit Shipment Forecast by Region Discussion
    • Average Selling Price Discussion
  • Market Share and Competitive Analysis-Total STB Market
    • Market Share by Unit Shipment
    • Market Share Discussion
    • Competitive Structure and Tiers of Competition
    • Competitive Environment
    • Competitive Factors and Assessment
  • Growth Opportunities and Companies to Action
    • Growth Opportunity 1-DTT Segment
    • Growth Opportunity 2-Updating Features
    • Growth Opportunity 3-Acquisition
    • Strategic Imperatives for Success and Growth
  • Mega Trends in the Global STB Market
    • Impact of Mega Trends on the Global STB Market
    • Mega Trends Explained
  • NALA Regional Analysis
    • Key Findings
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table STB Market: Revenue Forecast, NALA, 2015-2021
    • Unit Shipment Forecast
      • Table STB Market: Unit Shipment Forecast, NALA, 2015-2021
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast Discussion
  • EMEA Regional Analysis
    • Key Findings
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table STB Market: Revenue Forecast, EMEA, 2015-2021
    • Unit Shipment Forecast
      • Table STB Market: Unit Shipment Forecast, EMEA, 2015-2021
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast Discussion
  • APAC Regional Analysis
    • Key Findings
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table STB Market: Revenue Forecast, APAC, 2015-2021
    • Unit Shipment Forecast
      • Table STB Market: Unit Shipment Forecast, APAC, 2015-2021
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast Discussion
  • Conclusion
    • Conclusions
  • The Last Word
    • The Last Word-Predictions
  • Appendix
    • Market Engineering Methodology
    • List of Others
    • Additional Sources of Information
    • Learn More-Next Steps

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