IMS Research’s forthcoming 2010 study "The World Market for Set-top Boxes and iDTVs" has revealed that hybrid set-top boxes are becoming more prevalent than a year ago in the marketplace.

The study found that continued growth is being driven by operators’ initiatives to increase ARPUs through additional services including push-VOD services, progressive download services and access to Web content. IMS Research expects the trend to experience strong uptake through 2013.

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FCC Seeks Comment on NAB NextGen Petition

The FCC Media Bureau is seeking comment on NAB’s petition regarding the treatment of multicast streams under the NexGen TV local simulcasting rules.

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