Connected Sets Approach 1 Billion in 2020

Digital TV Research predicts that almost 1 billion TV sets (965 million) worldwide will be connected to the internet by 2020; up from 339 million expected at the end of this year. The figure will represent 30.4% of all TVs worldwide, compared to 12.1% in 2014. Most of the new connections (160 million) will come from China, the USA (92 million) and India (75 million). However, the countries with the highest proportion of connected sets will be South Korea (52.7%); the UK (50.6%); Japan (48.6%); and the USA (47%).