Worldwide subscriptions to telecom-delivered TV are expected to grow threefold by 2012, according to a report released Monday.
Despite the dire economic climate, the number of such subscriptions is expected to reach 71.6 million by that time, according to market researcher In-Stat's report.
Telecom-delivered TV--offered in the United States by AT&T and Verizon Communications--includes IPTV, which is television delivered via Internet Protocol. Elsewhere in the world, France Telecom, Telefonica, Deutsche Telecom, and China Telecom are jumping aboard.
The telecommunications providers are trying to take on the giants of TV service--satellite and cable.
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