SPOTLIGHT: Consolidation of the IPTV STB market

According to The Diffusion Group, the set-top box market will remain a modestly profitable one for the duration of 2006. Next year will bring the big wins. Such a climate should have set the stage for a quiet year for IPTV STB makers, especially from cable STB developers. But despite this, Cisco and now Motorola have jumped the gun and made swift IPTV set-top box buys. The moves make certain that IPTV is ready to roll in force. Release

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