Stringer: Set Sales to Soar

Steinert-Threlkeld, Tom
January 2006
Multichannel News;1/9/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p8
The article reports that sales of HDTV sets in 2006 will surpass those of conventional television sets, as of January 9, 2006. Howard Stringer, Sony Corp. chairman and CEO, said that Sony Bravia has given Sony a 30% share of the digital flat-panel TV set market, in four months' time. CEA president Gary Shapiro said 12 million digital sets were sold in 2005. CEA projects that 18 million, or $23 billion worth of digital TV will be sold worldwide in 2006.


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