DVR growth rate is expected at 46.9%

IDC says worldwide unit shipments of the DVRs will climb to more than 28 million in 2008, a compound annual growth rate of 46.9% between 2003 and 2008.

IDC says worldwide unit shipments of the DVRs will climb to more than 28 million in 2008, a compound annual growth rate of 46.9% between 2003 and 2008. That is spurred in large part by cable and satellite TV providers investing heavily in DVR-enabled set-top boxes in the United States, IDC said.