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Global Smart Set-up-Box (STB) and Dongle Market 2015-2019

Global Smart Set-up-Box (STB) and Dongle Market 2015-2019

About smart STB and dongle

STBs are devices that enable users to view encrypted channels on their TVs. They transform the transmitted signal into videos, which is then displayed on TV screens. Smart STBs or dongles are used to connect TVs to the Internet to stream online content. They have some or all of the following features: ability to stream media from other connected devices to TVs and record content from TVs; pause, rewind, or fast-forward live TV; Wi-Fi functions; ability to support multi-screen interactions; and ability to provide embedded cable modem broadband coverage.

Technavio's analysts forecast the revenue of the global smart STB and dongle market to grow at a CAGR of 18.45% over the period 2014-2019.

Covered in this report

This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global smart STB and dongle market for 2015-2019. To calculate the market size, the report considers the number of units of smart STBs and dongles shipped worldwide. It also presents the geographical segmentation of the market. In addition, the report discusses the major drivers that influence the growth of the market. It also outlines the challenges faced by vendors and the market at large, as well as the key trends emerging in the market.

Technavio's report, Global Smart STB and Dongle Market 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the landscape of global smart STB and dongle market and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion on the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors

  • Apple
  • Cisco Systems
  • Google
  • Pace
  • Roku
  • Sony
  • Western Digital
Other prominent vendors
  • ARRIS Group
  • AVerMedia Technologies
  • Belkin International
  • Broadcom
  • Cloud Media
  • Comcast
  • D-Link
  • EchoStar
  • LG
  • Netgear
  • Nuvyyo
  • Samsung Electronics
  • TiVo
  • VIZIO
Market driver
  • Development of technologically advanced devices
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • High cost
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Introduction of integrated smart STBs
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2019 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Smart Set-top Box and Dongle Market 2015-2019

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global Smart Set-top Box and Dongle Market: Apple Inc., Cisco Systems Inc., Google Inc., Pace plc, Roku Inc., Sony Corp. and Western Digital Corp.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: ARRIS Group, AVerMedia Technologies, Belkin International, Broadcom, Cloud Media, Comcast, D-Link, EchoStar, LG, Netgear, Nuvyyo, Samsung Electronics, TiVo and VIZIO

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “The introduction of integrated smart STBs is a major trend in the market. This type of STB is integrated with the TV or smart device, which enables the user to access the digital media content directly via the internet and avoid the need for an external device.”

According to the report, development of technologically advanced devices is one of the major drivers of the market. The market is constantly innovating and updating the devices by reducing the form factor and increasing the capability of the devices.

Further, the report states that the high cost of the devices is a major challenge in the market. The vendors price these devices at a higher cost because the amount spent on R&D of such products is high and in order to make a profit the vendors have to sell these devices at a higher price.

  • Executive Summary
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Scope of the Report
    • Market Overview
    • End-users
      • Individual Consumers
    • Base Year
    • Vendor Segmentation
    • Product Offerings
  • Market Research Methodology
    • Market Research Process
    • Research Methodology
      • Table Market Research Methodology
  • Introduction
  • Market Landscape
    • Market Snapshot
    • Market Overview
      • Table Product Life Cycle of Smart STB and Dongle
    • Market Size and Forecast
      • Table Global Smart STB and Dongle Market 2014-2019 (million units)
    • Five Forces Analysis
  • Market Segmentation by Product
    • Global Smart STB and Dongle Market by Product 2014-2019
      • Table Global Smart STB and Dongle Market by Product Segmentation 2014-2019
      • Table Global Smart STB and Dongle Market by Product Segmentation 2014-2019 (million units)
  • Geographical Segmentation
    • Segmentation of Global Smart STB and Dongle Market by Geography 2014-2019
      • Table Segmentation of Global Smart STB and Dongle Market by Geography 2014-2019
      • Table Segmentation of Global Smart STB and Dongle Market by Geography 2014-2019 (million units)
    • Smart STB and Dongle Market in Americas
      • Market Size and Forecast
        • Table Smart STB and Dongle Market in Americas 2014-2019 (million units)
    • Smart STB and Dongle Market in APAC
      • Market Size and Forecast
        • Table Smart STB and Dongle Market in APAC 2014-2019 (million units)
    • Smart STB and Dongle Market in EMEA
      • Market Size and Forecast
        • Table Smart STB and Dongle Market in EMEA 2014-2019 (million units)
  • Key Leading Countries
    • Table Key Leading Countries in the Global Smart STB and Dongle Market 2014
    • US
    • China
  • Buying Criteria
  • Market Growth Drivers
  • Drivers and their Impact
  • Market Challenges
  • Impact of Drivers and Challenges
  • Market Trends
  • Trends and their Impact
  • Vendor Landscape
    • Competitive Scenario
    • Other Prominent Vendors
  • Key Vendor Analysis
    • Apple
      • Key Facts
      • Business Overview
      • Product Segmentation by Revenue
        • Table Product Segmentation of Apple by Revenue 2013
        • Table Product Segmentation of Apple by Revenue 2012 and 2013 ($ billions)
      • Geographical Segmentation by Revenue
        • Table Geographical Segmentation of Apple by Revenue 2013
      • Business Strategy
      • Recent Developments
      • SWOT Analysis
    • Cisco Systems
      • Key facts
      • Business overview
      • Business segmentation by revenue
        • Table Cisco Systems: Business segmentation by revenue 2013
        • Table Cisco Systems: Business segmentation by revenue 2011-2013 ($ billion)
      • Geographical segmentation by revenue
        • Table Cisco Systems: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2013
      • Business strategy
      • Key developments
      • SWOT analysis
    • Google
      • Key Facts
      • Business Overview
      • Business Segmentation by Revenue 2013
        • Table Google: Business Segmentation by Revenue 2013
      • Business Segmentation by Revenue 2012 and 2013
        • Table Google: Business Segmentation by Revenue 2012 and 2013 ($ millions)
      • Geographical Segmentation by Revenue 2013
        • Table Google: Geographical Segmentation by Revenue 2013
      • Business Strategy
      • Recent Developments
      • SWOT Analysis
    • Pace
      • Key Facts
      • Business Overview
      • Product Segmentation by Revenue 2014
        • Table Pace: Product Segmentation by Revenue 2014
      • Products Segmentation by Revenue 2013 and 2014
        • Table Pace: Product Segmentation by Revenue 2013 and 2014 ($ billions)
      • Geographical Segmentation by Revenue 2014
        • Table Pace: Geographical Segmentation by Revenue 2014
      • Business Strategy
      • Recent Developments
      • SWOT Analysis
    • Roku
      • Key Facts
      • Business Overview
      • Product Segmentation
        • Table Roku: Product Segmentation
      • Business Strategy
      • Recent Developments
      • SWOT Analysis
    • Sony
      • Key Facts
      • Business Overview
      • Business Segmentation by Revenue
        • Table Sony: Business Segmentation by Revenue 2014
      • Business Segmentation by Revenue
        • Table Sony: Business Segmentation by Revenue 2013 and 2014 ($ billions)
      • Geographical Segmentation by Revenue
        • Table Sony: Geographical Segmentation by Revenue 2014
      • Business Strategy
      • Recent Developments
      • SWOT Analysis
    • Western Digital
      • Key Facts
      • Business Overview
      • Channel Segmentation by Revenue 2014
        • Table Western Digital: Channel Segmentation by Revenue 2014
      • Channel Segmentation by Revenue 2013 and 2014
        • Table Western Digital: Channel Segmentation by Revenue 2013 and 2014 ($ millions)
      • Geographical Segmentation by Revenue 2014
        • Table Western Digital: Geographical Segmentation by Revenue 2014
      • Business Strategy
      • Recent Developments
      • SWOT Analysis
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