According to the report of the consultant Management Research Group, Europe will continue being leader in the global market of the IPTV until 2011, although little by little they will give to hunting emergent markets him like China, East Europe and Russia, that are undergoing a great growth.
In fact, one hopes that Asia exceeds to Europe in that land between 2012 and 2013. In the United States, IPTV served by operators Verizon and AT&T are growing to greater rate of the awaited thing. MRG hopes that in 2011 Verizon it is the operating major of IPTV of the world.
The consulting hope that the number of subscriptions happens of 13.5 million of 2007 to 72.6 million in 2011, with a rate of annual growth of the market of the 40 percent. Their estimations of gains in the segment for this year are among 2,100 and 2,500 million dollars (between 1,428 and 1,700 million Euros)
From a technical point of view, format MPEG-4/AVC is replacing MPEG-2 gradually. In addition, although ADSL continues being the dominant technology, the optical fiber already has begun to settle down in some areas.