Metric: Subs to double every from '05 to '09

According to a recent report from Infonetics, IPTV subscribers will more than double just about every year from 2005 to 2009, when it will reach 68.9 million subscribers. The report also paints a rosy picture for sales of IPTV equipment, which should skyrocket from $371 million to $6.8 billion between 2005 and 2009. Take a look back at some previous metrics, like this one from Alcatel on subscriber growth, this one from Informa Telecoms on revenue growth, or Research and Markets' estimate for IPTV growth in North America.

For more on the report:
- see this press release

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