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An update of the state of play in the global set-top box (STB) market, covering regions, technologies, and comparisons to adjacent segments: streamers and smart TVs.


  • The global STB market will grow at a CAGR of 1.8% over the next five years, from 262 million unit sales in 2017 to 286 million in 2022.
  • Major operators have already adopted voice control and 4K, and these will become even more widespread in 2019 and beyond.
  • Android TV will be adopted by many new pay-TV operators as they seek a quick route to market.

Features and Benefits

  • Assesses the competitive landscape for STBs regionally and globally.
  • Contextualizes the STB market compared to smart TVs and media streamers.

Key questions answered

  • How much will the STB market grow over the next five years?
  • What are the drivers and inhibitors of the STB market?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Set-Top Box Forecast Report: 2017–22

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