Digital TV revenues to double in 2005

The combination of government deadlines and the continued emergence of advanced TV technologies will cause digital television shipments to rise at a 44.5% compound annual growth rate, from 19.9 mln in 2004 to 86.6 mln by 2008, according to iSuppli. Revenue from digital TV sales will double in 2004, from $31.4 bln this year to $62.8 bln in 2008.