Flat panel TV sales booming, but who benefits?

Posted on Monday, Nov 21 2005 @ 23:10 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
The market for LCD and PDP TVs is booming amid ramping LCD panel capacity and falling prices for panels as well as system products. In addition to first-tier home appliance makers, such as Sharp, Sony, Panasonic, Toshiba, Royal Philips Electronics, Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics, second-tier and traditional IT vendors are eying the fast growing market, and competing on price with the more established market leaders."

With 50% of all television sales expected to be LCDs by 2009, this is certainly a trend to follow. Many companies which are not traditional television companies, like ViewSonic, have been doing a great job of getting into the game with competitively equipment products.


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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