The market for Gigabit Ethernet Video Routers is on the verge of rapid growth due to their ability to deliver a new generation of digital TV services, according to In-Stat/MDR. This market, at about $63 million worldwide in 2004, will soar to more than $930 million during 2008, the high tech research firm reports. ¶ The capabilities of Gigabit Ethernet Video Routers are expanding to support advanced audio and video compression methods, and widening their features and functions to provide fully converged Internet Protocol networks that are capable of delivering an extended range of multiple services that go beyond the so-called ‘triple play’ of just video, voice, and high speed data. These multi-play services include HDTV, local ad insertion, network PVR, switched broadcast, games-on-demand, and future services that will be developed for digital TV. ... Link: In-Stat/MDR.