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Asia Clearly Leading Global IPTV

"Over the past year or so we've seen the media and telecommunications industries experiencing a transformation of seismic proportions resulting in a hothouse of opportunities within the space where technology and communication converge. IPTV has emerged as the most revolutionary service proposition that is not only changing the industry, but also the way we consume entertainment. It is thus not surprising that the commercialisation of IPTV in Asia, Europe and the United States is already well underway. Operators in many countries have either started IPTV services or indicated their intentions to roll out a service -- and sooner, rather than later. What may be surprising to many people is the fact that Asia is leading the IPTV revolution and is the fastest growing market for IPTV with subscribers set to double in the next 12 months (Source: Gartner, March 2005), followed by Europe and the U.S. as a distant third."

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