Web-connected TV Sales Surge

Posted: July 22, 2010 in Consumer Power, Content, Convergence, Digital Media

The sales numbers for TV’s that can be directly connected to the internet are soaring. Connectivity is now seen as a key feature driving new TV sales. This is another indication that the disruption in video distribution will continue and even accelerate.
According to DisplaySearch, a leading market research and consulting firm that follows the industry, 55% of the new TV’s being sold in North America, Japan, Europe, China and India have internet connectivity supported by industry standards.
The implications of Internet connectivity are enormous, giving consumers increasing exposure to video content delivered independent of traditional broadcast, cable and satellite systems.

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