Buoyed by the elimination of legal risk, and generally favourable economic underpinnings, network and multiroom DVRs are allowing operators to reach further into subscriber homes, and extend recording functionality in the process. This report examines the specific conditions under which network and multiroom DVRs offer an attractive economic proposition, and the extent to which pay-TV has begun to deploy recording services via these new means.
Tables and charts included:
- 2011: secondary TV sets dedicated to free-to-air terrestrial TV;NAM, WEU 2005-2015: TV sets, pay-TV STBs, and DVRs installed;2006-2015: global pay-TV DVR installed base by box type;Global pay-TV nDVR and mDVR deployments by operator;Traditional, nDVR, and mDVR price dynamics, by set-tops per household
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Associate Director, Research & Analysis, Digital Media & Video Technology
Mr. Merrick Kingston is an associate director at IHS Markit, and engages in a broad spectrum of digital media and video technology research.