The proliferation of high-speed connections has irrevocably altered the landscape for both the tech and telecom industries. The focus is no longer just on providing access. To remain competitive, companies are shifting focus to providing high-value applications and content that capitalize on these faster-access networks.
The implication? All technology markets are being driven by digital media distribution. For example, as IPTV growth continues, with an estimated 65 million subscribers by 2010, semiconductor sales for IPTV will grow to more than $7.8 billion.
The report concludes that all levels of the value chain must respond to consumer expectations of "Any Content, Any Device, Any Time."
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