This Day On The Street
Continue to site
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Global Pay TV Content Protection Market

NEW YORK, March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Global Pay TV Content Protection Market

This research service provides a detailed Market Engineering analysis of the global pay TV content protection market which includes both Conditional Access Systems and Digital Rights Management Systems. The service ranks and explains market drivers and restraints. It also provides forecasts for revenue and unit shipments. The service outlines current distribution channels in addition to forecasting and analyzing market demand. Segment breakdowns are included for Internet protocol television (IPTV), satellite DTH, and cable. Regions covered include Asia-Pacific (APAC); North America and Latin America (NALA); and Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). The base year is 2011 and the study period is from 2010 to 2016.

Executive Summary•Content piracy is a constant problem for both content owners and the Pay TV service providers who deliver broadcast and network content to subscribers. Conditional Access Systems (CAS) and Digital Rights Management (DRM) systems protect content delivered to managed devices like set top boxes (STBs) and unmanaged devices like PCs, smart TVs and handheld devices against unauthorized distribution and piracy.•Across applications, cable and satellite are the larger segments in the content protection market, while IPTV is growing at the fastest rate. Other applications include mobile TV, Internet video subscription services, professional CAS systems and Pay DTT.•In terms of regions, the market was more or less evenly divided across NALA, EMEA and APAC in 2011. While average prices are highest in NALA, ongoing digitization of highly populous countries such as India and China drive APAC to continued growth and dominance over the forecast period.•Smart card based CAS remains the largest segment by form factor at nearly $xx million, accounting for slightly over half of the content protection market. CableCARD, cardless CAS and DRM systems on managed and unmanaged devices accounted for another xx percent of revenues in 2011 and will grow faster than smart card-based systems in the long run due to growing numbers of unmanaged devices, continued relevance of cardless CAS and above-average growth in IPTV which rarely uses smart card-based hardware for CAS. Head-end costs, professional service fees, maintenance fees and royalties account for the remaining market revenues.•DRM is increasingly used by Pay TV providers, particularly for over the top (OTT) offerings, within the home behind a gateway, and in headends with next-generation integrated multi-screen architectures.•The smart card segment is led by NDS and NAGRA, who together account for xx percent of hardware sales. CableCARD vendors include Cisco Systems, Motorola Mobility and NDS. The cardless CAS and DRM segments are highly fragmented – leading vendors include Microsoft (DRM), Viaccess (DRM) and Verimatrix (cardless CAS-DRM), with Cisco Systems, Motorola Mobility, NDS and NAGRA also accounting for significant revenues.•China Digital TV and Irdeto are significant regional players in China, while Motorola Mobility and Cisco Systems form a virtual duopoly for cable conditional access in North America. Europe is more fragmented since DVB's Simulcrypt standard opens up a relatively free market in the cable segment, and also because there is healthy diversity across Pay TV services like IPTV, DTT, Pay DTT, satellite and hybrid in addition to cable.•The market has seen a flurry of M&A activity, with acquisitions of CAS companies by STB manufacturers such as the recent $xx billion takeover of NDS by Cisco and Pace's acquisition of Latens; as well as several acquisitions of DRM companies such as SecureMedia by Motorola Mobility and Cloakware by Irdeto. Middleware and CAS companies are also finding synergies, evidenced by the recent merger of Viaccess and Orca (both France Telecom companies), the acquisition of Dreampark by Motorola Mobility, and the absorption of Open TV by NAGRA.•Boundaries between CAS and DRM are blurring, with most CAS vendors now offering their own DRM as well, and with growing numbers of CAS and DRM clients being anchored in silicon.•In 2011, Frost & Sullivan estimates the Pay TV content protection market earned $xx billion in revenues, rising to $xx billion by 2016. Vendors with a range of secure, flexible products for high end and low end needs across the globe will grow fastest in this rapidly changing yet lucrative market.


Executive Summary 4Market Overview 11Total Pay TV Content Protection Market -•External Challenges: Drivers and Restraints 29•Forecasts and Trends 42•Demand Analysis and Technical Trends 56•Market Share and Competitive Analysis 71IPTV Segment Breakdown 89Cable Segment Breakdown 99DTH Segment Breakdown 112Complementary Markets 123Hot Company Watch List 129The Last Word (Conclusions and Implications) 138Appendix 142

1 of 2

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Real Money

More than 30 investing pros with skin in the game give you actionable insight and investment ideas.

Product Features:
  • Access to Jim Cramer's daily blog
  • Intraday commentary and news
  • Real-time trading forums
Only $49.95
14-Days Free
14-Days Free
AAPL $94.64 -3.30%
FB $116.73 7.20%
GOOG $691.02 -2.10%
TSLA $249.30 -0.86%
YHOO $36.57 -1.00%


Chart of I:DJI
DOW 17,830.76 -210.79 -1.17%
S&P 500 2,075.81 -19.34 -0.92%
NASDAQ 4,805.2910 -57.85 -1.19%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs