Point Topic: IPTV growth spreads worldwide

Market research firm Point Topic followed up an earlier statement from September's Broadband World Forum Europe event, reiterating that there were more than 26.3 million IPTV subscribers worldwide at the end of the second quarter this year. That's a 53 percent jump from the 17.1 million subscribers recorded at the end of the second quarter 2008. The growth is not merely a measure of success in mature markets, but more intriguingly the rapid rise of new IPTV regions like South America, Eastern Europe and China, the firm said.

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- Here's the Point Topic press release

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