Internet-based TV to have 60M users by 2011

According to a report from Parks Associates, by the end of 2011 almost 60 million people will be using the Internet to watch television. Parks says that Tier 1 telephone companies "will reach solid numbers by the end of the forecast period," but does not provide specifics.

A survey from Accenture provides some interesting metrics, however: Of 350 telecom executives, sixty percent said that significant revenues from IPTV are likely within three years. Fifty-two percent said they were not confident in IPTV's ability to generate "significant" revenues within 12 months.

For more on these studies:
- see this IT Business Edge write-up

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